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- Private healthcare features photos of people smiling for no apparent reason!
- Gagging Order
- First Confession
- Resting Granny Face
- The liberal elite that Republicans are always bitching about will have no say in the US government over the next four years. Trump won on fear and loathing. You wanted it – you got it.
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Category Archives: Sandwich Generation
The wonderful JK Rowling continues her refusal to join the Rich People’s Club. In a Gingerbread article, she says, ‘I am prouder of my years as a single mother than of any other part of my life.’ She remembers the … Continue reading
I’ve spent the past couple of weeks in Kent, organising carers for my dad. Even with my lovely sister doing half of the form filling and worrying (she’s worked in social services so she knows how the system works) it’s … Continue reading
A few weeks ago my dad had a stroke. I only found out because his voice was slurred at 9am. Of course he felt ‘fine’ and wouldn’t go to the doctor, my sister had just gone abroad on a new … Continue reading
My friend and writer Stephanie Calman texted me yesterday to say she was about to go on LBC in response to Nigella’s Telegraph comment about working mothers and – guess? The recession? The pay gap? The satisfaction of earning your … Continue reading
In a few weeks I’m going away for a few days and not only am I not bikini ready (I wish there was a sarcasm ) – I’m leaving the inevitable wax to the last minute, to give those little … Continue reading
I got a message today from the lovely Gillian telling me in the nicest possible way to get orf my lazy arse and start writing again. So I am and thank you Gillian. I then spent loads of time deliberating … Continue reading
I really hate the word empowered. Like resting for actors, it’s a word that’s slipped its ken and is used as a stick to beat us. Any kind of dubious activity or product that involves the endless commoditisation of the … Continue reading
After my last post’s transgression into something approaching intellectual rigour – you’ll be pleased to hear I’m back at my usual level of blogdom today. I bought some face cream! Only it’s not just any old face cream – it’s … Continue reading