Why I don’t fit into my generation?
20th March 2018
I am a generational misfit, I never fitted in with my generation, not then or now. I squeezed into the generation the media refer to as the ‘baby boomers’...Read More
Why ‘superwoman’ doesn’t exist.
23rd February 2018
My week did not go to plan. As it was half term week, I had it all mapped out, concert Monday night with my boys, Tuesday train in the...Read More
Progress, what progress?
26th January 2018
I’ve just finished the fourth season of Peaky Blinders and what a brilliant series. I am biased because I’m from Birmingham and Peaky Blinders is based in the heartlands....Read More
I quit and it’s only January
12th January 2018
Is it really another year, gone, just like that? It’s January not that you need reminding and I all I can think about is that it will be another...Read More
Sometimes you just can’t get on with your parents.
30th November 2017
Relationships with parents can be complicated. There are many siblings who have no contact with their parents and in the same vein, many parents have been alienated from their...Read More
I want a bit of self care and mindfulness, do you?
6th November 2017
I’ve been keeping busy and adjusting to life with just the three of us. Menopausal or not, I have been analysing life for what it is rather than what...Read More
I can let go now
9th October 2017
Here I am, picking up the emotional debris strewn before me when we dropped off our eldest son at Warwick University last Saturday. I have read about this so...Read More
No teenagers welcomed here
27th September 2017
The final countdown to my son’s departure to University and my menopausal symptoms have a real hold of me. I’m not sure if it’s depression, or the fact it’s...Read More