Growing up, I only had one grandmother. My mother’s mum had died before I was born. Over the years, I learned that it was because of Cervical Cancer. She had been diagnosed when she was 30, purely by chance as she had been bleeding during her 6th pregnancy. Until that point, she had never had… Continue reading Smear Testing: Why I Support #TheSmearCampaign
Recently, I got opinionated on LinkedIn. This is very unlike me, as I usually try to tread a careful line not to insult anybody. As a rule, generally I only post links to articles I have published. But, a friend had been posting tips on improving engagement, so I thought I would give it a… Continue reading ‘Mumpreneur’ – Why I Don’t Like Phrases Which Specify Gender
I did a thing and now there is a book with my name on it. An actual, proper book with a front cover and everything! Being an author has been a bit of a
Over the last few months, conspiracy theories have popped up everywhere, there is a group of people who are ready to spread a new theory.
Today marks one year since I last went ‘to work’. Nobody knew when the centre would be allowed to re-open again or whether we would even have jobs to go back to
As a woman, the story hit home in a way that was familiar. As a mother, it reignited fears for the safety of my daughters. I am the mother of two daughters
I have to take a minute to be honest. Despite being a parent for more than 16 years now, I can honestly say that I am just as clueless as I was the first time
Imagine the scene, it’s Friday night; you’re all dressed up and ready to go. It’s band night at your local pub or music venue and you’re heading out to listen to whoever is playing. As you step inside an head towards the bar, you can hear them sound-checking, so you glance over before finding… Continue reading Rock and Roll isn’t always so Rock n Roll
A few months ago, I made the decision to say yes more. I decided that I would embrace opportunities, step outside of my comfort zone and see what happened. This mostly came about form a feeling of intense frustration; I was struggling to find work, missing my social life and drowning under the weight of… Continue reading Say Yes and See what Happens
To me, reading is as vital as breathing. I am one of those people who is more likely to pack a holiday suitcase with books than bikinis.