I can be quite close to tears at the best of times but tearing up on the tube is a new one, even for me. I wasn’t reading, or watching an emotive clip of someone’s heartfelt altruism on Facebook, someone … Continue reading The Kindness of Strangers
When I read this post I kicked myself for not writing this sooner. The fact that God is not a genie has been in my mind for years. It’s been hard to write for reasons that will perhaps become clearer. … Continue reading God is not a genie
Last month I applied for a job I desperately wanted for a third time. The first time I didn’t know I wanted it. Second time, I narrowly lost out to my best friend, a worthy winner. Third time round, I … Continue reading Anticipating Disappointment
The furore around the Beckhams got me thinking. Are they divorcing? Aren’t they? What happened? This isn’t really what I’m thinking personally – I don’t know them and it’s none of my business. I feel sorry for anyone experiencing that, … Continue reading So What Happened? The intrigue and inquisitiveness in separation and divorce.
She has children. He has a career. She’s higher up the career ladder. They’re married. He’s single. They own a house. She’s travelling. Her children are so well behaved. She’s a leader. He’s always so well presented. How often have … Continue reading The Grass is Greener: Encouragement vs Envy
A short while ago I attended a hen do and two thoughts sped through my brain around 10.30pm in quick succession. ‘I would never have been doing this if all of ‘that’ hadn’t happened to me.’ And… ‘I love my … Continue reading A-Z of Divorce: Y is for…Yourself
Yesterday’s reading of one of my guilty pleasures got me thinking – what are you saying when you wearing a wedding ring, and when do you take it off? Continue reading When do you take off a wedding ring?