Friendship

Today is my 40th birthday, and yesterday I went to lunch with some of my lovely friends. Four people that don’t really know each other at all, but all of whom mean the world to me. Friendship is a funny thing. Sometimes you make friendships through unexpected circumstances. Sometimes the friendships you thought would last […] Read more…

9 Post-Christmas Problems

The presents have been opened, the turkey has been eaten, the crackers have been pulled, and the Baileys has been downed by the mug full. Another Christmas has been and gone. Hopefully you got some nice gifts, you probably added an inch or two to your waist line. But for now the chaos and fun […] Read more…

5 Great Things About Getting Older

It’s official, my thirties are very rapidly coming to an end.  Next month I will enter my forties.  At the beginning of this year the thought of turning forty was not a pleasant one.  But now I am seeing the good things about getting older and I am ready to embrace the next phase of […] Read more…

A Love Story

  When I was 14 years old my bedroom wall was adorned with a huge black and white collage.  Posters of River Phoenix, Jon Bon Jovi, Brad Pitt and Keanu Reeves.  And of course the obligatory black and white photo of a man holding a baby from Athena.     I have so many photos […] Read more…

The Best Subscription Boxes Gift Guide

I love subscription boxes, much like many of the self-care boxes on this comprehensive list.  It’s a little treat each month delivered right to your door.  They make fantastic gifts and there are so many choices available so you can find something for even the really difficult to buy for. This is my rundown of just […] Read more…

Part & Parcel of Being a Woman

  It’s a very scary time for young men. President Trump 2018   Really President Trump. Really?   That statement makes me angry.  Really angry.   Because all my life it’s been a dangerous time to be a young woman.       But it is only with the emergence of the #metoo campaign that […] Read more…

Definitions of Donald Trump

There are things I find in life incomprehensible.  Serious things like child abuse, and rape.  Not so serious things like the Star Wars phenomenon and the fact that at some point This Is us is going to have to end.  But I genuinely cannot get my head around the fact that a mentally unstable person […] Read more…

children being denied antibiotics?

Are children being denied antibiotics

Antibiotics have been oversubscribed for years and we are facing a situation where people could become immune to their effects.  Therefore something had to change.  And I have noticed a change.  At my doctors surgery it is incredibly rare to be prescribed antibiotics.  Everything is ‘viral’.  Whilst I don’t disagree that there needs to be […] Read more…

Red Letter Days Experiences for the feint hearted

I don’t know about you, but I always associate Red Letter Days experiences with high adrenaline filled activities such as wing walking and bungee jumping.  My first thought are always something high and terrifying!  But actually Red Letter Days have plenty more sedate activities, if like me you are that way inclined. Red Letter Days […] Read more…

39 Years Life Experience: 40 Wishes

As my 40th birthday gets ever closer I thought I would write 40 wishes. Now of course I want world peace, an end to world hunger and poverty. My family to be happy and healthy and for Donald Trump to be abducted by aliens (and never returned).  All that is a given.  This however is […] Read more…

Love is Giving and Forgiving

When I was growing up we had a mirror in our bathroom. It said… Love is giving and forgiving It was from the 1970’s Kim Casali Love is… comic.  I would see it every day for years and it always made me smile.  I wish my parents had kept it because I would love to […] Read more…

10 SEO Tips For your blog

When I first started blogging, I had no idea what SEO meant.  But I quickly learnt the it was important for traffic and domain authority.  I read lots about the subjects and picked up lots of SEO tips for ensuring I could get the best from my posts.  Today my biggest referrer always comes from […] Read more…

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