Last night was the first gathering of the Oswestry Red Tent and it was amazing.
There were 13 women, of all ages, most of whom only knew one other person, if anyone at all and yet through the evening there were some deep connections, reflections, laughter and tears. With strangers. Such intimacy.
This blog goes out to all those people whose house has been invaded by the European Cup, to all the football widows, all the mums with sons who just don’t get what it’s all about but watch it anyway, to all the brothers, sisters, dads, uncles and grandparents who feel like they can’t escape the … Read more
I got to thinking about beauty and what makes people beautiful when I was reading about the 2016 Pirelli calendar.
Pirelli are famous for their calendars. Their calendars are of women. The 2015 calendar was awash with bondage type rubber, nipples, body oil and angular hips. Back in the 60s it was girls in … Read more
This is a blog I wrote in my head in the summer, in Croatia, when the sun was hot and water was warm and there was loads of time for the kids to play without having to do homework after a long day at school (don’t get me started).
I’m in the middle of writing my next book which is about how to make the best of the end of a relationship whether it is ending through divorce, separation or bereavement (they are more similar than you might think).
As you know, I’m divorced and I know lots of people who are also divorced. … Read more