whoever you want to be…

Working Women: Beryl Kingston

Who are you and what do you do?  My name is Beryl Kingston and I’ve been a published writer since 1980 with 23 published novels to my name. My sales … Continue reading

January 31, 2013

The Pursuit of Happiness

It’s not easy to be positive when things aren’t going your way. If you’re feeling under the weather, your job’s getting you down, you’re arguing with your partner or the … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Friends Forever?

A few weeks ago an old school friend of mine had her first baby. We haven’t seen each other since we were 21 and she now lives in Australia, but … Continue reading

January 29, 2013

TV Style Icons: Diane Chambers

Thanks to the magical little box I have connected to my TV and some hocus pocus, I’ve been rewatching every single episode of Cheers, the American comedy set in a … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 13 Comments

All the pictures on the wall

What do you do with the photographs that you take? If you’re anything like me, not much. I love taking photographs with my ‘phone and my proper camera, and I … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Birthday boy

Joe was 4 last Monday. I know that’s a fact, but I don’t really believe it. How can he be 4? I don’t feel like I just had him – … Continue reading

January 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

In defence of intersectionality (and “privilege”, and trigger warnings…)

As you have to know if you’ve spent any time on the internet in the last three weeks, journalist Suzanne Moore recently stirred up a huge controversy around transphobia, intersectionality, … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · 3 Comments

Can we change this culture of bullying?

This week I’ve witnessed some things I’d rather not have witnessed, read words I’d rather not have read, and this is all because I’ve made it my business to find … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Join the Craftivists

Have you heard of craftivism? As you may have guessed, it’s a mix of activism and craft or, to put it another way, it’s a way of using your ninja … Continue reading

January 23, 2013

Nappy Ever After: What’s The Value Of Motherhood?

Has this woman wielded a snow shovel today? Possibly! I’m writing this at eleven-thirty pm. So far today, I’ve done a full day’s work, written just under two thousand words, … Continue reading

January 22, 2013

Dare yourself to try something new today

As I write this, I’m psyching myself up to keep my word to myself and go to a salsa party. It’s snowing. The venue’s a long way from the station. … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Losing Marvin

So, I normally post Sex Toy reviews – I recently blogged about the trials and tribulations of running Voluptasse – but today wanted to share something completely different. I hope you dont … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · 5 Comments
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