Jun 18, 2022 - 8 min
Some mothers on Instagram can make it seem stylish and serene — but the reality is much messier. "As I write, my working day has just begun. It's 8.30am. I open my computer, which is propped on a pile of books about dinosaurs on a table in a spare bedroom. My dictaphone, which has yet-to-be-downloaded interviews, is missing from my "office". My son is using it as a makeshift walkie-talkie." Carola Long, the Financial Times' deputy Fashion Editor, shares her experience working from home while being in lockdown with her three children.