Tag: family

Employ me … and my family?

The Danes put their families first – literally. At least the five who we interviewed this week did. First up was Matias who proudly handed us each a carefully constructed A4 sheet all about himself. His life (so far) – on a page.  “Age 37” he stated,  then “Live with Helene, together we have Jonas…

The Empty Nest?

The nest is empty. The chicks have flown. Now they fluff their own plumage, feather their own nests and jump up early enough to catch their own worms. We taught them all we knew and some things we didn’t know. And they taught us quite a bit in return.  Like how being mum and dad…

The Kitchen

After dawn we descend down in our dressing gowns comatose, into the kitchen, shuffling in sleepy sub-consciousness and slippers. Plundering the pantry for pops or porridge, we commandeer the kettle to concoct consumable caffeine A ritual routine in readiness for our raw reality.