We don’t get all the fuss surrounding school-run stress

Scheenagh Harrington admits to feeling just a teeny bit smug about being able to get the kids to school on time in a morning… Our morning routine involves having Sky News on the telly in the background as we all get ready for school. But today, while cooking porridge for five, I overheard a news […]

Why breastfeeding bribery is wrong on every level

Talk about hitting a raw nerve. The news that 130 new mums in the Derbyshire and South Yorkshire areas of Britain will be paid up to £200 in shopping vouchers to breastfeed their children has sent internet mums’ groups into apoplexy – and no wonder. In November I will become a father for the third […]

Inner musings on the pride and pain of writing – and why a fountain pen helps

Scheenagh Harrington tries not to whine about what she does when writing stuff doesn’t go as well as she’d like. I’ve been trying to be a writer for most of my life (well, apart from the eight years I spent working in a cake factory, where my brain fell asleep for the vast majority of […]

TOP 14 MATCHDAY TWO REVIEW: The pundits get an early season wake-up call

It was, for bookies and fans of certain sides in the Top 14, the best of weeks. It was, for many a Top 14 pundit, the worst of weeks, as the results made a mockery of what they believed should have been a series of relatively straightforward forecasts. Still, at least it will keep us […]

We’re not ones to boast, but…

Black Mountain Editorial is in august company at the moment. We supplied the English-language text for Sportfolio – the world’s first festival dedicated to professional sports photography, which opens in Narbonne, on the Mediterranean coast of France, on June 1, 2013. And we’re chuffed to bits that the wonderful organisers included us in their list […]