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10 things I can’t do because I only have sons

Inspired by this wonderful article by dad-of-daughters, Mike Reynolds, here’s my list of the things I can’t do because I only have sons: Have pink stuff in the house. So … Continue reading

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Can Self-Indulgent Ramblings Ever Be Good?

Last week I wrote a post on my other blog (sorry, shameless plug there) about feeling out of sorts. My father would refer to it as one of my “Bridget … Continue reading


Letting Go

On my personal blog I recently wrote about the danger of comparing ourselves to others. Comparison is, as they say, the death of joy, and nothing positive comes out of … Continue reading

May 30, 2014

London with a disability.

I’ve never wanted people to feel sorry for me because of my disability. I don’t need your pity.  I’ve never wanted to be known as “the disabled girl” or as … Continue reading

April 12, 2014

Learning to let it go

No, not the song from Frozen – much as I love it – arguing with people on the internet. I’m over it. You know, mostly. I admit it’s been a … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Why every race needs a supporter

Last weekend I was due to run the Rome Marathon. Unfortunately, due to a training-related back injury, I was forced to pull out at the eleventh hour. After five months … Continue reading

March 30, 2014

Tangled Treasure

A few weekends ago I spent a couple of happy hours sorting through my wardrobe and reorganising all my skincare and perfume storage. So far I have managed to keep … Continue reading

March 27, 2014

This, too, shall pass.

A minute ago, it was January. Then February. And suddenly, two nanoseconds later, it’s nearly the end of March. I referred to today as a Terrible Tuesday… only to be … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Why Blog?

I started sharing my life online back in 2000. I was in my first time at uni and was about to turn 19. Now it’s 2014, I’m 32 and I’m … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Tartiflette! Get it while it’s still cold (outside)

I was lucky enough to spend a couple of days in Reims, France, recently, with one of my closest friends who lives in that amazing city. We ate so well … Continue reading

March 12, 2014

One Year Later and Still the Same Issues – Disability and the Reeva Steenkamp Murder, part two

A little over a year ago I wrote a piece here on Bea about Reeva Steenkamp’s murder: Disability and the Reeva Steenkamp Murder. That was about the fact that paralympic runner … Continue reading

March 2, 2014

Gone Offline…

I’d like to begin this month’s post with an enormous (and here I shall justifiably use capital letters) THANK YOU. Why? Because my commitment to writing it has thrown me … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 1 Comment
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