Menopause

I’m 48 and I’m forgetting things.  I forget what I walked out the room to get.  I want to use one word and another word comes out even when I can see the word I want in my minds eye.

I have days when I wake up with a sense of doom. I can’t put … Read more


Women and Divorce

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


Have You Lost Your Moxie?

As the winter nights draw in my poor screen deprived children are allowed to watch the occasional film and tonight it was a DVD (how quaint) of ‘Night at the Museum 2’,  I haven’t watched 1 but I caught on pretty fast; I’m glad to see my excessive  higher education was not for nothing.

They … Read more


Another year older…

I turned 47 this year.   I can no longer kid myself that I’m only half way through my life…I’m on the home run now.

I’m minded of T S Eliot’s poem Little Gidding which is the last of the Four Quartets:

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring

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DVA

When I first read the above acronym I thought it was the place where I got my car taxed… and then I realised there was an L missing. Not the DVLA.

Domestic Violence and Abuse. DVA. The ‘L’ that is missing is love.

I’ve been looking through my A level psychology books to think about … Read more


Nice Girls

First of all thank you to all the people who got in touch about the F word..I’ll pick up on what you say in a later blog…loads of words of wisdom – thank you.

I’m on a bit of a midsummer madness phase…I can’t get to sleep at night and then this morning I heard … Read more


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