Secretary Poem for fed up women
- Published on Friday, 03 February 2012 11:48
- Last Updated on 03 February 2012
- Sharon J. Bainbridge
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This one is for the girls. I created this painting and poem well over 20 years ago. The painting is based on me. I used to have blonde hair, long story, but not when I painted this painting. Anyway as you can see I wanted to tell my boss where he could stick his pot of tea.
Trapped in the City Painting and Poem – now I have a Mums’ network (London Mums Rock!)
Trapped in the City
From 9 till 5
Nothing or no one
Really seems alive
All acting like robots
With no means to survive
Not even the pay
Brings a glint to our eyes
Trapped in a world Of high taxes
And low pay
Is it any wonder
We long for another day
Mummy, are you having breakfast with me? Yes, of course sweetie. So forgive me not going into more detail. You can read more on my old blog. But from now on I will be concentrating on teamwork with London Mums and hopefully get something off the ground for Welsh Mums. Come on girls tell him to do his own ironing we do enough! And London Mums will be taking over the Internet because they are the ones with the heart that really want to help us Mums get back on our feet.
I used to work in Gilbert’s house for Haskoll Architects. I really enjoyed living in Pimlico, Putney and Wimbledon. Back then I used to travel and dated a New Zealand guy. Eight years of no ring on the finger and I decided to quit. My sister convinced me to go to Dorset for a weeks holiday and fixed a date with the local singer. We are still together 11 years later and have a little girl. I have always been creative. Nan used to make peg dolls with me and left me her old sewing box, which I treasure. When I worked in a pub in Hastings I made my own clothes. In my twenties I did a doll making course in Brighton and tried to start my own business. I managed to get some handmade brooches into a Covent Garden shop. But decided to stick to secretarial work, which brought in a regular salary. I adore taking photographs so when my little girl was born I decided to take a local photography course. My tutor was so impressed with my Photoshop skills he asked me to teach him some of my techniques. When I showed my Mother in law the Victorian style dress I made for my little girl she said why don’t you have a go at making a Butterfly costume. Well the rest is history. Butterfly Lullaby was born. Butterfly Lullaby is my fairy book, album and Trademark. The Mark Jermin Stage School are the characters in my story and my partner created all the songs. The book was launched at the Dylan Thomas Centre back in March 2007. It was truly beautiful. You can view the little fairies dancing on You Tube. Robin Stevens who you may know from Rosie and Jim is on my Butterfly Lullaby website reading my fairy story Colour me a fairies wish. We were going to do personalised children’s stories together. But shiny things attract gremlins. The trick is to keep going and never give up. My little girl danced to our song Butterfly Lullaby at the Enchanted Manor in front of famous fairy artist Josephine Wall back in October 2009. My little girl and I love making art and craft videos, which we hope to share with London Mum’s. The one thing I adore about London is the way you just fit in. The City is full of different cultures, which makes it an interesting and friendly place to live. I am currently trying to scrapbook postcard my family history. Does anyone know anything about the family history on the old LeFevres department store in Canterbury which is now Debenhams. My Nan’s Grandmother’s name was LeFevre and she lived in Bayswater. Nan was an orphan so we are trying to uncover the hidden ghosts!