Luci runs the parenting and lifestyle blog Mother.Wife.Me. She is married to a businessman husband, they have a 3.5yr year old daughter and live in Hackney. Luci started out her working life in the fashion department of a magazine and ended her employed career as a beauty PR.
Jacqui Paterson has been a magazine features journalist for 20 years, and has recently has moved into Social Media consultancy.
Last year I produced and directed a short film (wavering all fees) for the charity OC Support UK which supports people affected by the pregnancy liver condition Obstetric Cholestasis. I myself had the condition with my first pregnancy and was determined to make a short educational film to help as many women and unborn babies as possible.
Woop Woop! Today I had a three month scan as there is most definitely a little bun in the oven: a sibling for my 2 year old. We are all very excited. On hearing the news, said 2 year old (and 2 months) stated, "Where is it? Want to see it? Cut it out".
I pondered as to whether I should write this or not. What happened yesterday was pretty upsetting. Ultimately I concluded it was for the best to write it down. Might help another mother who takes her eyes off her child for one split milisecond.
Wait, this is the after party. Me slumping on the sofa, willing the toddler to nap so we can recover from the weekend's celebrations.
I recently read a superb article in the Guardian on what inspires some of the greatest creatives out there. It got me thinking about what inspires me, whether it's writing a feature screenplay, animation script or this blog right here. Here are my tips to becoming inspired. Happy 2012!
A post on social media!
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