What I'm up to

A window into my world...

Here’s a selection of scribblings in which I peel down to my emotional underwear – a psychological striptease that occasionally reveals all.

Singing the Menstruation Blues…

Periods have always been a shameful secret. Tampon and panty liner ads are euphemistic, coy and confusing. I mean what are those mysterious blue ink excretions and why are all those hyperactive, bikini-clad girls leaping…

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Unconditional love?

Well, there are a couple of conditions, actually. Here is my little tribute to Mums everywhere, especially to my Aussie and American pals as you celebrate Mother’s Day. MOTHER’S DAY. Teenagers are clearly God’s punishment…

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Julian Assange: The wanted man who lived in my attic

They say that guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. Well, not in my house. My London home has been a fragrant aquarium for years. The upside of being married to a human…

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Should Harry be present on Meghan’s big opening night?

As Meghan Markle prepares to stretch her birth canal the customary five kilometres to produce her royal baby, one question looms large. Will Harry attend the birth? Having fought so hard to allow fathers into…

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Feline Groovy: Why can’t older women play the same fun field as ‘silver fox’ men?

Grrrr… What’s that growling noise? Can you hear it?… It took me a while to realise that the sound is actually originating from Yours Truly, as I purr at passing men. Yep that’s right. Overnight…

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Bossy Kids / Door 24

Like all mums, I would take a bullet for my kids. But let’s be honest, modern parenting is like being an unpaid PA to a group of pushy A-listers. The diva behavior kicks in with…

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Making headlines

Believe nearly everything you read...

Publlished on February 13, 2021

Guardian

Authors share their favourite scenes of love and intimacy, and Kathy chooses Persuasion by Jane Austen.

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Aired on December 3, 2020

BBC Radio 4

As part of the 'Great Lives' series Kathy chooses Hollywood's 'queen of the quip', Mae West. First played out in 2005.

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Aired on November 20, 2020

Mailplus.co.uk

Kathy joined Jo Elvin and Richard Eden to talk about all things related to The Crown.

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My gallery

I’ve added some of my favourite photos to a gallery for you of the people who are my human wonder bras – uplifting and supportive and making me look bigger and better. There may be a few faces here you recognise – but nobody two-faced, that’s for sure. Now you’ll know the things I get up to when I should be writing….

All things social...

One-liners, wise cracks and witticisms