This is important – check your breasts!

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Breast Cancer. Probably a much more serious subject than you would expect to find on this lifestyle blog. But unfortunately this is a disease that is very close to me at the moment, as it is affecting someone I love with all my heart. So when … [read more]

Best present EVER

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So we survived the festive frenzy unscathed. One of the highlights was confusing the hell out of my un-believing eight year old by creating Santa’s footprints in flour, trailing from the fireplace to the half-eaten mince pie and empty glass of port. He practically assaulted … [read more]

Wake up and smell the coffee

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I tuned into a London radio station yesterday and was transported back in time by a song by The Primitives called ‘Crash’. Anyone else remember it? That was the anthem of my Summer of 1988 – a memorable year as it was the one when … [read more]

Musings of a 40-something

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Following on from my earlier blog about the Fabulous 40s, here are some more musings. I think this may become a series… I’m a child trapped in a woman’s body My husband and I often muse that we still feel like children. We believe there … [read more]

Bloglovin’

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Bloglovin’ I have an admission to make: I’m learning about this blogging malarkey as I go along. I haven’t been an avid reader of blogs myself, having never found one that appealed to me. Blogs for professional women of my age group seem impossibly, unattainably … [read more]

Keep your friends close…

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Check out any episode of The Apprentice and notice the infighting amongst the women. I understand that The Apprentice is a competition, but even when they’re on the same team, the girls seem to be willing each other to fail. The mainstream media is full … [read more]

The Twitter-Sisterhood

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People ask me if I get any value from being on Twitter.   I started using Twitter in 2010 when I was working as a recruitment consultant. I used to get a thrill from every retweet and follow, and built up a decent following. I … [read more]

Fabulous 40s?

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Here are some of the things I’ve learnt since turning 40 (a few years ago!): I have become invisible to the general public. I’m not saying I used to attract lots of attention, but I really think I could walk the streets naked in broad … [read more]

PMA

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Today’s blog is about PMA – not Pre-Menstrual Anxiety – Positive Mental Attitude. Just over a year ago I signed up to a network marketing company. I didn’t know anything about network marketing at the time and so gave my friend – who introduced me … [read more]