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A post-script to International Women’s Day

My Type A senior daughter is having a hard time with my recovery as a Former Perfectionist.  I pretend I don’t hear the tuts as her perfectly made up, whipped-into-shape-eyebrows scan the slightly grubby windows, the shaggy pile floor (not … Continue reading

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Today is the most important day of my life

I’m back! I feel I should be slinking back to this keyboard, pretending to yawn and stretch and say through bleary eyes “Oh what a lovely sleep that was… what time is it?” January 2019?!  My last post was nearly … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day…

I’m not ashamed to admit I’ve taken a few drugs in my time. (The good thing about getting to this young age is I’m not afraid to admit to anything anymore as my Give a Fuck battery is running as … Continue reading

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Times are a changin’ but they always were and always will.

  As another year draws to a close, I will not be making any resolutions. I ‘should’ give up Gin, Facebook and Dorritos but my resolution last year was to give up the word ‘should’ so I’m sticking to that. … Continue reading

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When girls should be girls.

Warning: this post contains expletives, feminism, anger and lipstick. I originally began to write this blogpost a week ago as a sashay through sexism to explore how my girls can be the people they want to be, regardless of their … Continue reading

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ten good things about middle age

As I sip a G&T after a lazy sort of busy Sunday, I’m feeling rather contented. I haven’t had enough of the G to feel the T yet, so I’m assuming my hormones are having a lazy day too and … Continue reading

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Time travel

Dr Who used to play every Saturday night in my house when I was growing up.  I would usually be crouched behind the sofa, terrified by the mere mention of a Dalek while the rest of my family enjoyed the … Continue reading

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