Partner of a Pilot
The Candid Diary of an Airline Pilot’s Girlfriend

Archive for October 2007


October 31, 2007

I wanted to write something about friendship. Throughout my childhood, I seemed to move from school to school for one reason or another, a house move, an education preference and funding issues. I even changed universities after my first year! Consequentially, although I made lots of casual friendships, only a handfull of these, were not […]

Back to the beginning.

October 31, 2007

Bf and I got our weekend away! I gave up breast feeding a few weeks ago, partially because I’d reached the six month target I set myself, partially because I was feeling a little crappy, and partially because my diet didn’t seem good enough to properly sustain both of us. Which meant that she and […]

Quality Time

October 21, 2007

This weekend has been really lovely. My boys went to my ex for the first time in three weeks, and Bf and I were able to have some time out (albeit with baby). We are in desperate need of it at the moment. Yesterday we went for a long walk on the North Downs, and […]

Perfect Job

October 13, 2007

What is the perfect job to have when you have a partner who works random shifts and 3 children? It’s a hard question. In my career I worked very long hours, and consequently had to pay exorbitant sums of money to a childminder before I fell pregnant this time. Now that I’ve moved into a […]

Retail Therapy

October 8, 2007

Well, right or wrong, my way of handling situations that upset me is to try to keep busy, focus on something else and if all else fails, abuse my plastic at the clothes shops. I’ve been feeling a bit down on myself and the way I look this week, and decided that I should freshen […]

Pet Hates

October 1, 2007

I hate few things in life, but ironing is one of them. I hate ironing more than most things. I especially hate ironing shirts, and particularly the kind that pilots wear. ESPECIALLY when they’ve been saved up from a whole week working away from base… In fact 8 shirts have somehow escaped ironing until today! […]