Please come support Into the Woods by coming the launch, by buying the book, by talking to your friends about domestic abuse.
I know it is sometimes tricky coming to or getting involved with something which you see as ‘for women’ but it’s what we women have been doing for years, … Read more
Last night was the first gathering of the Oswestry Red Tent and it was amazing.
There were 13 women, of all ages, most of whom only knew one other person, if anyone at all and yet through the evening there were some deep connections, reflections, laughter and tears. With strangers. Such intimacy.
Because it was … Read more
When bad stuff happens…form a net to hold the light
When bad stuff happens there are ripples. Ripples beyond the specific circumstances to even those hardly involved. Who can not have been moved by the Grenfell Tower tragedy?
When bad stuff happens we look for explanations. We want to understand how it happened, why it happened, why to me, why now, what could have stopped … Read more
We’re by the sea, a sea warm enough to swim in, float on and dabble in and it’s been teaching us lessons.
Here are some of the lessons the sea has been teaching me, practical, emotional and otherwise:
Teach your children to swim and make sure you can swim yourself
One of our group did … Read more
Partner and I have been arguing about talking.
His work is all about information, accuracy and being precise (he calls this ‘being right’). He’s used to getting and giving information and when he asks questions to do with work they are to elicit a very specific type of information.
I am useless at remembering facts … 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
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