Being an entrepreneur is not just about financial or career freedom for me…it’s about me being a woman in the fullest sense. I’m also a mother and sometimes the incompatibility between corporate work and motherhood can place a high strain on women and their families. For me setting up as a freelancer was the riskier […]Read More International Women’s Day, more than a gimmick
What did you think of the cringe-inducing exchange between Dakota Johnson and her mother Melanie Griffiths at the Oscars? It’s a very common scenario – conversations between mother and daughter can include bickering, but this is generally not witnessed in such a public forum. This is an award’s ceremony, der! Typical mother daughter arguments usually occur in the privacy of your […]Read More Fifty Shades of Red
My in-box is flooded with recruiting emails for new jobs, new improved body, new hair, new lifestyle – “ALL ABOARD THE CHANGE TRAIN!”. Many of you will be helping your children to make the change from primary school to secondary school, or supporting your grown up child as they start a new job, after years of study. Some of […]Read More Time for change?
I went to Zumba this morning. Nothing extraordinary there, but life has been throwing up some extraordinary events, so I hadn’t been since Christmas and was feeling somewhat out of shape and under the weather. There were loads of new faces and with relief, I noticed lots of familiar ones too. I positioned myself nearer […]Read More Zumba is not just dance – it’s meditation!
Hypnotherapy for Women is an intriguing name for a company, I’ve never tried hypnotherapy, so I decided to meet with Alexandra Rickard, founder of the company to find out more about this therapy and see if I was brave enough to try it myself! As soon as I met Alexandra on a rainy afternoon at her London-based treatment […]Read More The Interview: Hypnotherapy for Women
We finally made it to London’s Lego exhibition; at the Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1. We were greeted warmly by staff and waited a short couple of minutes before the welcome video began, in which we met Lego artiste extraordinaire, Nathan Sawaya. In his opening address, he takes us on a journey through his […]Read More London’s Lego exhibition
One the ‘face’ of it, it’s a celebration of the well-rounded, healthy and youthful female form. (Picture: Courtesy of Real Colored Girls Blog) And there is the exploitation of the female form. Yes! you’re good to look at and clever too, but we’d rather just look at your arse. You don’t need to look far to find a […]Read More Talk about Kim Kardashian’s bottom?
This post is for the mamas and papas out there – yes you sleep deprived folk who get delirious at the thought of a ‘night-in’: not for a passionate session of all night love-making, no! you’re excited by the prospect of five or maybe six hours of uninterrupted zeds. Poor you, I remember those days; wearing […]Read More Conversation between parents (Warning: contains Pokemon)
“Can women buy each other flowers?” “Cut flowers, aren’t they expensive?” “If a guy buys a woman flowers, he’s usually guilty of something!” “They’re a waste of money, you’re better off buying a plant.” People are usually a cut flowers type of person, or they aren’t. Personally I love to see fresh flowers in a church or […]Read More Conversation about Flowers
There are great some quotes in here, which I why I’ve shared this presentation! And to add my own few words of insight on the matter…a poem: SMYLER I do believe that life is an ‘opt in’ sort of game The law of karma like a quadratic equation means you get back what put in Your […]Read More Conversation about Happiness