Real Life: Afghanistan Withdrawal – View From My Home Front

The war in Afghanistan is finally over for UK Plc, and yesterday the closure of Camp Bastion was announced. I thought as a tribute to a conflict that dominated my family life for over a decade, I would collate some of the …

Real Life: Unsupportive Wife Ruins Soldier’s Career

Recently, over lunch I heard an interesting tale about a military drink’s party where the military top brass were bitching like twittering birds amongst their peers about the disappointment they felt that a young, up and coming soldier, who had …

Real Life: Shortlisted for the Brilliance in Blogging Brit Mums Innovate Award #BIBS2014

A Modern Military Mother has been shortlisted for the Brilliance in Blogging Awards 2014. It came as a massive shock to me because I had decided that I was done with pimping my arse out all the time and so thought …