I read this within 24 hours. As the first sentence in a review of a 350+ page book, that says quite a lot. I barely put it down - in fact, I think my copy will have my breakfast crumbs firmly embedded in the pages now... This is Denise's first novel - and I admit … Continue reading Book Review: If They Could See Me Now Author: Denise Welch
The boy is flying free tomorrow. 18 years old and ready to soak up some Japanese culture before camping with the grizzly bears in the national parks of America. Without us. As an independent adult. When the fuck did this happen?! Selfish emotions ran through our veins when he announced he wasn't heading to university … Continue reading And he’s off!
Latest piece for the i Newspaper - just in time for mother's day 2017. It’s almost Mother’s Day again, and, while I have never produced a human from the miraculous workings of my own fair body, I believe I deserve a stake in Hallmark’s profitable day of appreciation. In fact, I say thank God for … Continue reading Being a step mum
I'm no psychologist. I haven't a Psychology GCSE to my name. So I won't give what I am talking about here a diagnosis. Because who am I, with my Art A-Level and 'Dummy's Guide to the Mind' to pluck a name from the Diagnostic Statistical Manual and assign it to this blog? But I do … Continue reading You’re so vain, I bet you think this blog is about you.