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What’s Been Going On With Me – I Mean, REALLY Going On With Me

I can’t tell you how many times over the last two years I have sat in front of this white box, fingers flexed, ready and wanting to pour out my heart in an 800 word blog post.
It is something I’ve been doing since, god, the actual year 2000: not just as my own personal therapy but as a way to connect, to help other people, to just… be. I enjoy living my mistakes and triumphs in an open way, that’s the person I have always been since Tim Berners-Lee gave us the internet.

writing a memoir

Why I Won’t Be Writing Another Memoir

If I told you that there was a two month period earlier on this year when I spent my evenings sobbing over my computer, a glass of wine and retro Spotify playlists you’d probably get a bit “U OK HUN?”.

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33 Years Old

On the eve of my 33rd birthday I Googled “what happens when you are 33?” which I think pretty much sums up my laissez faire attitude to my extra year.

the back-up plan party

The Back-Up Plan Party

For as long as I can remember I have wanted to have a book launch party. Way before Carrie Bradshaw pranced around hissing at Samantha for having a chemical peel before her shindig, eons prior to her arrival at a lonely Parisian restaurant. I wanted my Carrie Bradshaw moment before Carrie Bradshaw even had one. 

The Back-Up Plan book

I Wrote A Book And It’s Called THE BACK-UP PLAN

I am presenting The Back-Up Plan book to you so happily. It’s not just a story for those who’ve been through divorce or single parenting, but for anyone whose life hasn’t quite gone the way they’ve expected, whose happily ever after has not manifested.

On Not Being Infallible

I’m one of those people who takes things in her stride. I’m pragmatic, sensible, practical:…