Friends, Strangers and Facebook

Last Saturday night the kids and I were at a friend’s birthday bonfire night party with a roaring fire, beautiful fireworks, lovely people and some delicious food.  We got home about 930pm to find the house empty and dogs and partner missing.

When I checked my phone, I could see a stream of increasingly random … 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


It’s been a weird few weeks.

I saw my coach 2 weeks ago and had nothing really to say…it was all good.  When I saw her this week I was perplexed.

I seem to have  lost my drive.

I’m really happy to come home and hang out with the family.  I’m enjoying having time to … Read more

Friends and Social Capital

What a week or two!

I’d been driving my car for a while knowing that there was an odd bumping and grinding noise by the front passenger tyre, but being a real girl, I ignored it and hoped it would go away.

It didn’t.  The kids could hear it too.

Realising that  we were about … Read more

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