The Other Woman

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Gill and Ed
Even though it is a looooooooooooong way off, given that my son is currently only three, one of the strangest things that sometimes crosses my mind at times is that there is someone out there, possibly not even born yet that my son will eventually meet and love more than me. I don’t have a problem with that per se as that is how the world goes round after all. If your parents remained the be all and end all of your life, you would never leave home which is surely why falling in love is so powerful and parental ... Read More

And then there was you

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Stork and baby
Without question being a Mum is tough. Even though I have a fairly straight forward, relatively well behaved child, my default setting (especially around my eyes unfortunately) appears to be tired. Indeed, our whole family seems to have been gifted with early risers. But not being a Mum was even tougher. Whilst I may be physically in need of a boost at times, nothing comes close to the deep, deep sadness that would well up inside of me with each negative pregnancy test as another month passed and then another year until I genuinely started to flounder and started to ... Read More

No more stereotypes!

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Rosamund pike pic
It so isn’t my intention to be some sort of overly sensitive psycho when it comes to the matter of Only children but I just can’t help noticing when certain (unintentionally disparaging) things are said, in this case by director David Fincher of Gone Girl. When discussing his lead actress Rosamund Pike he said in a copy of last year's Metro (Wednesday 1st October 2014, page 35) that ‘After talking for two hours it dawned on me that there was something hermetically sealed about Ros. I said: “Do you have any brothers or sisters?” And she said that she was ... Read More