Celebrating the menopause
I’ve just started my period.
Is that too much information?
You see, the thing is, I’m really pleased to have started my period because I’m getting to ‘that age’, the age where soon I won’t be having periods, but where I might soon be having hot sweats, insomnia, headaches, lapses of memory, mood swings, loss … Read more
Me Me Me and The European Cup
This blog goes out to all those people whose house has been invaded by the European Cup, to all the football widows, all the mums with sons who just don’t get what it’s all about but watch it anyway, to all the brothers, sisters, dads, uncles and grandparents who feel like they can’t escape the … Read more
Dangerous Old Woman
CPE describes the Dangerous Old Woman as one who goes where she wants, says what she wants and will speak her mind. She is afraid of no-one, follows no rules, but listens to her own … Read more
Beautiful You (and the 2016 Pirelli Calendar)
I got to thinking about beauty and what makes people beautiful when I was reading about the 2016 Pirelli calendar.
Pirelli are famous for their calendars. Their calendars are of women. The 2015 calendar was awash with bondage type rubber, nipples, body oil and angular hips. Back in the 60s it was girls in … Read more
I went to watch ‘Suffragette’ this week whilst lovely man took one for the team and took the kids to see Hotel Transylvania 2 (apparently I own him big time!).
We all know about suffragettes don’t we? About how they chained themselves to railings and how one, Emily Davison (jailed 9 times and force fed … Read more