Fabulous Females Interview – Tessa Dunlop

I am excited to feature renowned broadcaster, writer and historian Tessa Dunlop in the next of my Fabulous Females series.  2018 is the year of the female and the interviews are intended as a celebration of the achievements of some extraordinary women.  Tessa encapsulates that sentiment perfectly, having…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #47

Good Morning and thank you for joining Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us and I for another week of Tweens, Teens & Beyond. I took some time out last week from the linky but I did manage to catch up…

The Menopausal Journey

How do any of us pinpoint that moment on our menopausal journey when we know we need to ask for help?  Mine was the receipt of a white flag email from my husband.  The over riding sentiment was that he loved me, the under lying one was that…

Fabulous Females Interview – Stephanie Capuano

This week’s Fabulous Female, Stephanie Capuano bucks the current trend among my interviewees for women embarking on new career adventures in midlife, yet she takes midlife ambition to a new level, managing roles not in one but two businesses. The first, 31st State, a natural skincare range for…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #45

Good Morning and thank you for joining Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us and I for another week of Tweens, Teens & Beyond. Yesterday I received some good news regarding my latest test results so I am feeling buoyant today. …

Exam and Revision Tips For Parents & Their Teens

Exam season is here again which means only one thing – revision and lots of it. Seven hours a day was the recommendation of one leading school head for all those facing GCSE’s and A’levels this year. Opinion is divided on whether this is necessary but hard work is…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #44

Good Morning and thank you for joining Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us and I for another week of Tweens, Teens & Beyond. How wonderful was it to have some sunshine at last?  Corny as it might sound it definitely…

The Musical Every Teenager Is Talking About

Musicals have a strong nostalgic resonance with me, reminding me of my own teenage years and many a happy trip to London with my parents to take in the latest show.  Love them or hate them they are a big part of London’s theatre culture and hard to…