Happy International Women’s Day 2019!

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Today is International Women’s Day! The older I get, the more I appreciate women. I just don’t have time anymore for entitled, white men who feel the need to be patronising. This year I am starting the day properly: with a breakfast together with a bunch of amazingly successful women. I work in an industry which is still predominantly male (although women are gaining ground) so it is nice for us women to get together and support each other. (more…)

Don’t compare yourself

I’ve been on a bit of a self-imposed break due to personal reasons. While my life is still not nearly as stable as I would like it to be, I am slowly making my way back to writing, as it makes me happy. But being away for a few weeks (months?) has had an impact on my site traffic. And seeing the stats going down when I have worked to hard to get them up in the first place is hard. (more…)

Life’s not all that bad

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The news is full of gloom and doom lately. Here in the UK we are struggling with Brexit; the sheer idiocy of it all and the total lack of leadership from the government. I am not even going to start with the US, we all know the dumpster fire that’s going on there. In all this, it’s very hard to see a silver lining, to feel even a shimmer of joy. I have been stuck in a funk of doom myself for the past few weeks, but today I realised that life’s not all that bad. (more…)