This morning my oldest daughter started at university. She’s staying at home so I drove her in. I had hoped that the journey would be a calm relaxed opportunity for me to casually and lovingly… View Post

I’ve recently discovered a very disturbing symptom of this peri-menopause malarkey that nobody warned me about. I knew about the hot flushes, the night sweats, the aching joints, the anxiety, the brain fog etc, but… View Post

One of the most obvious outward signs of change during perimenopause has been the condition of my skin.  Whereas once I had a youthful radiance I’m now beginning to resemble an advert for facial fillers… View Post

Ever since 1992 when I saw an episode of Morse set in Verona I’d wanted to go. The stunning scenery, the gorgeous architecture and the incredible breath-taking arena did more to inspire my daydreams than… View Post

Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the hairiest of them all?  You can bet your life it’s not going to be Snow White for this one. I’ve recently returned from a really lovely hotel,… View Post