Partner for life????

With all the soul searching I have been undergoing resulting in my recent decision to seperate from my loving husband of 20 years, I have been thinking a lot about the nature of relationships and our sacrosanct concept of soul mate and partner for life. Slipping on...

Introduction

Daunting!!! Once upon a time… I wanted to write a book, but am finding it overwhelming whereas a blog is a good start. My idea is to try and be sane (notice I do not say “remain”sane!) by downloading thoughts and emotions, sometimes light, sometimes...

Proud to be a woman! Happy International Women’s Day!

The other day at table, my 17 year old son commented on how glad he was not to be a woman. Glad not to have to go through childbirth, periods, hair dramas etc..Fair enough. But it made ME realize how much I would have missed not being a woman. Yes, childbirth was...

Hijab unravelled

Whilst reporting recently at a large social event, I came across photographer Danielle Regout. Energetic and charming we struck up a conversation and found living around the world was a common thread (Danielle was born in Latin America, lived in Canada and Poland...