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  • We Need to Talk About Advice

    We Need to Talk About Advice
  • Dopamine Dressing – Can we dress for happiness?

    Dopamine Dressing – Can we dress for happiness?
  • Using up Left-Over Easter Eggs – Rocky Road Recipe

    Using up Left-Over Easter Eggs – Rocky Road Recipe
  • Help! I’ve forgotten how to have fun

    Help! I’ve forgotten how to have fun

Our girls are meant to be both ‘streetwise’ and respectful?

I have watched in horror over the last weeks as yet more women have tragically lost their lives at the hands of violent men. Some not even talked about in the media. Some potentially not even investigated, just considered to be purposefully missing. I am staggered at how many men hurt, abuse and murder women. However, today, my fury is at the response from the institutions we live within who still think it is okay to blame the victim.

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The Night She Died

I’ve been thinking a lot about ‘her’ since last week: since the time I got the news that the tumour that had been eating away at her for longer than they predicted, finally got to… View Post

We Need to Talk About Advice

We feel like it is our job as a good friend, a solid, dependable friend to offer good advice. It’s important that we know our favourite people well enough that we can become their sanity check. They need us. Actually, more often, we do it for us. We feel useful. We feel selfless. We are helping in the worst of times. Except, sometimes we’re not…

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Dopamine Dressing – Can we dress for happiness?

I’ve been super interested to see the new trend for Dopamine Dressing sweep over Instagram. After two years of loungewear. Two years of feeling out of control, people are starting to sit up and say they want more joy. I know I do.

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Using up Left-Over Easter Eggs – Rocky Road Recipe

My kitchen worktop currently looks like I feel. A mishmash of half-eaten chocolate treats. The smell is rather amazing, but also not helping me to recover from the excess of the weekend. And the kids are still eating chocolate for breakfast.
If, like us, you need a plan to use up your leftover chocolate eggs, why not try this rocky road recipe.

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Help! I’ve forgotten how to have fun

It might be that I worked too hard at making life fun for my kids at the start of lockdown. Or it might be that I’ve always been a shoegazer, not a stargazer. But I’ve realised that I don’t know how to have fun anymore.

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Hearing women – the gender health gap

My mum always jokes that if men had the babies, by now there would be a zip. I had always thought that was about men’s pain thresholds. Turns out, the joke is that we actually still exist within a society where there is a major gender health gap.

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