Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is writing about business minister Peter Mandelson’s statement that the goverment might put back the date for widening eligability for flexible working. If you would love to work flexibly, or do already, you might identify when she says,
“I decided long ago never to work set times in a workplace under rigid, often senseless rules. I wanted to be a parent, lover, daughter and friend – plus take a nap in the afternoon if I fancied. It isn’t easy because I don’t count the hours I put in, work through the night if necessary. But I am happy and ultra-professional.”
It certainly rings bells with me. You can read the rest of the piece here.