How to find the wonder woman within us all…

How to find the wonder woman within us all…

We care for our hair and nails and buy clothes and jewellery from time to time. So let’s also invest in beating some of these modern day living challenges into submission! How to get manage all that stress and extra weight in our lives… How … Read more

Women and Goats

Women and Goats

Your starter for 10.  We were out for dinner at a friend’s house.  I was chatting about the menopause as my book had just come out. My friend bought it immediately on line, which was SO exciting.  THEN, rather unexpectedly her husband announced. “I know about … Read more

Victory and Heartbreak 

Victory and Heartbreak 

Victory and Heartbreak and everything imbetween. We experience it all during the menopause and the Cricket World Cup apparently.  Never thought I’d link cricket and the menopause but there we go. There are parallels as the title says. You follow a cricket season for years. You have a … Read more

More Spots

More Spots

Sorry I just do love sharing what is going on in my life.  This time it wasn’t any more internal nose spots but on my foot.  I noticed a lump and thought I must have trodden on something.  I then hoped it would go away. … Read more

Dear Sleep – I Was A Man

Dear Sleep – I Was A Man

Until I was 44. No I haven’t had a sex change, but I have rather concertina-ed all my girly bodily functions into just FIVE YEARS. Prior to which I was a man or rather an honorary man, in a world where there still weren’t many … Read more

Don’t Steam Clean Your Front Bottom At Home

Don’t Steam Clean Your Front Bottom At Home

So here I am struggling along with the peri-menopause and trying to see the good from time to time. Then I read that Gwyneth Paltrow had created a storm by recommending Mugwort for steam cleaning.   Mugwort is an aromatic herb used in Chinese traditional medicine and … Read more

No More Head In The Sand

No More Head In The Sand

I know it is April, but in my life, April is the new January. I can summarise late 2014 and early 2015 like this. August close business and have a really busy family holiday. September very tired and guess what – still peri-menopausal. October start … Read more