The 5 Stages of Lockdown

Just like there are 5 Stages of Grief, there are also 5 Stages of Lockdown… Stage 1  – Expertise The first stage (men are particularly good at this bit) is becoming an expert. Some see themselves as Prime Minister-in-waiting can’t stop shoutily explaining Where Boris is getting it wrong!! What…

The World’s First Midlife Flat Lay

2 Minute Read You know all those gorgeous Flat Lay photographs that gorgeous bloggers and gorgeous Instagrammers and other gorgeous Influencers produce showing off all the gorgeous things in their gorgeous lives. Like this…   and this…   and this…   They got me thinking that it’s high time Midlife Women had…

13 Things Only Midlifers Know

4 Minute Read As Oscar Wilde was prone to saying With Age Comes Wisdom… I suspect he just might have been referring to some of these little ol’ Midlife nuggets… 1.Reading Glasses Are Your New BFF They are the midlife equivalent of Cocaine. Whip out a pair in a restaurant and friends and…

10 Awesome* Words and Phrases

4 MINUTE READ   *Just for the record, I hate the word Awesome.  When you were aged about 8 did you look up Naughty Words in your school dictionary?    Oh, ok, that was just me then.   Anyways, I still do that – but now I use Urban Dictionary. It’s one…

Random Thoughts During A Facial

2 MINUTE READ Does anyone else suffer from endless Random Thoughts during a facial or massage making it nigh on impossible to relax during a Relaxation Treatment? Here’s how a recent facial went down with me… The Lovely Therapist: “Just lie down, shut your eyes and relax.” Me: “Ok”  Lie down, shut…

12 Midlife Crushes – The Prince, The Pool Guy…and Ryan Gosling

3 MINUTE READ When you’re young having a crush is easy. It’s either based on LOOKS – that gorgeous barman in your local, or FAME  – that bloke from Love Island or maybe even – TALENT – that guy who used to be in One Direction. When you’re a little…