It's Friday. By this stage of the week my only professional ambitions are to drink coffee and refrain from killing anyone. So I'm low on motivational writing advice and observational humour. Instead, I thought it would be
easier fun to link to a video.
Here's Mrs Whitaker - who wrote, typeset and printed four newspapers while looking after two small children in 1942. Writing is soon skimmed over as a minor and untelegenic part of the process, and Mrs Whitaker enjoys no fame or fortune today, but she's an inspiration to those of us feeling overwhelmed by the pressures of work and family life.
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Film courtesy of British Pathé. Follow them on Twitter and Facebook