This is a blog I never thought I would write.
I was going to have daughters. As a rampant feminist in my 20s I had ordered girl children only. I was going to be colouring in butterflies with gel pens, going to ballet classes, and brushing hair into plaits. I can do all of these … Read more
I’m in the middle of writing my next book which is about how to make the best of the end of a relationship whether it is ending through divorce, separation or bereavement (they are more similar than you might think).
As you know, I’m divorced and I know lots of people who are also divorced. … Read more
I’ve spent the day with two lovely women. One a make up artist and one a photographer.
All of us work part time and/or run our own businesses.
We all started to do this when we had our kids. Before that we had all worked full time, doing the career woman bit.
I think that … Read more
Today has just been one of those days where I don’t feel like I’ve had my needs met..or rather, that I have managed to meet my own needs.
My lovely start to half term was a screaming worthy of raising the dead and which led into a half hour sharing circle to try and establish … Read more
School’s out! Hooray!
‘You don’t usually have the radio on’ said lovely man as I sang along on Thursday night whilst enjoying making tea ‘what’s changed?’. ‘ I’m on holiday’ I replied singing along to The Summer of 69.
At cinema night, Tara, who’d also seen me on Monday night said; ‘your energy is … Read more