I have always found New Year’s resolutions to be unproductive but cheating by starting early has helped a bit. Last year I got going on to daily yoga on 23rd December which I believe helped in my father’s last days and in combatting what could have been a much worse acquaintance with my new companion and house guest #LongCovid This year so far I have … Continue reading All the resolve and none of the action?
When we can’t see that we’re achieving, that we’re in demand, that we are in command of our subject, that one slip up doesn’t negate 20 triumphs, we must call out to each other, be each other’s reflection, tell each other what we can’t always see for ourselves. Continue reading Of menopause & mirroring
Nothing like this has ever happened to me – and if it hasn’t happened to you it’s hard to imagine, even harder to imagine the mindset of the men who did this. I’m sharing this because the writer has offered it to us, so that we can’t say we don’t know … Source: On The Frightening Realities of Being a Woman in 2017 Continue reading On The Frightening Realities of Being a Woman in 2017
I’m having a gloriously music filled morning thanks to my new hearing list from jazz composer Issie Barratt. Source: Home Continue reading Helena Kay
This morning I’ve been prepping to make the most of my Women of the World Festival this week. I’m aiming to take myself as far out of my comfort zone as I can and address some holes in my knowledge. Feeling sated with all things female, (and gently steaming amongst the drying laundry – joys of multi-tasking at home*) I flipped over to Facebook and … Continue reading On Miscarriages & Memory Mugging on Facebook
There is a heroism that comes with older age, making the work even if it’s not clear if there’ll be a community to receive it Continue reading When I was 40, I was naughty, soon I shall be 50
People go on and on (actually most people don’t)…. People in politics and people who work in media, go on and on about the lack of engagement in British politics. Like quite a few people I’ve met in theatre, they tend to blame the audience. Like many of the millions in this country who don’t show their political allegiances by attending rallies, or fundraisers, carrying … Continue reading I joined a political party and it didn’t hurt a bit