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.

HRT: Husband Replacement Therapy

With the glimmer of hope that we’re emerging from hibernation, what will life be like after lockdown? Imagine it – no more supermarket queues so long there are Cro-Magnons at the front. The only lines…

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Time to become an influencer…

Sorry. Make that Influenzor. Blogs, podcasts, Insta updates, influencers…Not having a “lifestyle” platform casts you out into social Siberia. Well, now we can add ‘influenzors’ because every self isolator seems to have a vlog to…

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Testing Corona Positive

Are you testing positive for Corona? I don’t mean the vile disease. I mean, are you secretly enjoying self isolation? I know this deadly pandemic is terrifying, but much to my amazement, I am finding…

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No ifs or butts…

Bottom cosmetic surgery is a bum steer. It’s time to talk about the bottom line. No, not the financial one. The cheeky one. The one you’re sitting on. When I was growing up, skinniness was…

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Thanks for the mammaries

As the mammogram nurse squished my breast between two cold slabs, I cried out as if in the Inquisitioner’s torture dungeon. “The trouble is, your breasts are sitting very close to your chest,” she commiserated….

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Optimism is not an eye disease

My local bookshop has a new sign in the window – “Please note; the post-apocalyptical fiction section has been moved to current affairs.” It’s hard to disagree. What with burning rainforests; Alabama rolling back abortion…

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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….

One-liners, wise cracks and witticisms