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Guest Post – Midlife Makeup Tips

If like me you are a woman with one eye on the latest fashions, the world of instagram is a pandora’s box of inspiration, awash as it is with ideas for new designers to look out for and outfit combinations from real people. One such lady and one…

The Drugs Talk

University students are heading home, the school holidays are on the horizon and the party and festival season is warming up, which for parents of teenagers and young adults serves as a pertinent reminder that it is time to reiterate a few health and safety messages, not least…

Fabulous Females Interview – The Hot Flush

If you are a woman approaching or maybe already in the throes of midlife there are two women online that will no doubt have already grabbed your attention as they did mine. Jo and Ann, are the founders of the one-stop-shop The Hot Flush for all things menopausal…

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…

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…

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…