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Review: HP DeskJet 3720 printer and Instant Ink

HP launched a new ink cartridge subscription earlier this year to save you the bother of remembering your printer is out of ink and avoiding a trip to the shops.

HP Instant Ink has a little chat with your HP printer to check if you’re running low on ink and, before you even realise it yourself, there’s a nice man with a new cartridge ringing on your doorbell.

I received a shiny  new HP DeskJet 3720 printer together with a year long subscription to HP Instant Ink so that I could try them out and share our family’s experience with you. Here’s my verdict: Continue reading Review: HP DeskJet 3720 printer and Instant Ink

I do not want to talk to you about my fertility treatment

I attended a group session with our fertility clinic a couple of years ago to provide feedback on their service and what improvements could be made.

I shared a view on how I felt clinic appointments were scheduled for staff convenience, rather than patient focused. I gave an example of how I had a very flexible job but for certain appointments the clinic insisted they only took place at times where I had to be at work and therefore required permission from my manager to attend. My preference would have been to avoid sharing the details of my personal life with my colleagues, which would have been necessary to secure the time off to attend the clinic. Continue reading I do not want to talk to you about my fertility treatment

Cozyphones Review – Kids and Sleep Headphones

I’m going to put my hands up and say I am that mother who might snatch an extra 30 minutes in bed at the weekend by volunteering my iPhone to someone who may want to watch a little bit of Netflix from the comfort of under his duvet of a morning. Continue reading Cozyphones Review – Kids and Sleep Headphones

It’s okay if you follow all the advice and it still doesn’t work

Someone left a newspaper open on an article called “Low libido: tackling the loss of desire” the other day. It was the photo that caught my eye first, but then I saw the title and I was quick to move on.  It’s not exactly the kind of thing you want to be caught reading in a public space. In case someone sees you like, and thinks you’re reading it for personal reasons. Hardly the stuff of conversation over coffee with colleagues. Continue reading It’s okay if you follow all the advice and it still doesn’t work