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Why I’m calling time on “mummy guilt”

For years I fell into the trap of “mummy guilt” Were we doing enough? Did I play with them enough? Were we going out enough? Did they get enough exercise? Were they being ‘socialised’? The mummy guilt was strong! Well, do you know what? Fuck that shit! Yesterday I met …

Mica Paris at Festival Theatre Hever

Until recently I was unaware of Festival Theatre, Hever. Set in the grounds of the beautiful Hever Castle, Edenbridge, Nr Sevenoaks, Kent, Hever Festival Theatre is an annual festival. I was over the moon to be asked to review a few shows – I was given tickets in exchange for …

My experience of depression – drugs vs talking therapy

Originally posted in February 2018  Depression, the black dog, that gloomy cloud that envelops your being from morning to night. That feeling of dread. Doom. Waking in the night. Crying for seemingly no reason. Self harm. Spending money you don’t have. Not going out. Going out too much. Alcohol. Drugs. …

Dealing with grief – the death of an estranged parent

Almost a year has passed since the death of my estranged father Grief is a funny thing. It comes in waves when you least expect it. The most unexpected feelings emerge at the news of a loved-ones death. The news of the death of an estranged parent is something I …

Kidzania, London – our review

Kidzania is based in Westfield, Shepherd’s Bush, London I’ve wanted to go for a while as I’ve heard a lot about it.  Kidzania is aimed at children aged 4 and over We took both our children. Little L is just 3 and Big L is fast approaching 8. Little L …

Let’s hear it for the boys

I love boys! I’ve always loved boys! I swear like a sailor and drink like a fish (or I used to) I need to get something out of the way from the get go. I am a feminist. I know, I know. A few of you are rolling your eyes …

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