Denying a Grandparent

I don’t speak to the man who is responsible for 50% of my being, and haven’t since I was 15, so that’s 8 years. I found that bloody hard at the time- inexplicably so, but it was 100% for the best and I don’t miss him or question my decision anymore. The only thing that […]

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Charlie’s Fight

I’ve been following the Charlie Gard story with bated-breath and open ears. As soon as you hear that a case concerns an 11 month old baby, you start to listen. When you learn that it involves the parents’ right to treat their son, you can’t stop listening. Charlie suffers from the rare genetic mitochondrial disease […]

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Fulfilling Potential in Unconventional Ways

Those who follow me on Instagram may have seen that Ottie and I spent yesterday afternoon at Petersham Nurseries with a couple of my ex-colleagues. One- Georgia, is only a couple of years older than me, and the other, Jonny is 60…with a newborn (I know, good on him)!! His son was born a month […]

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Birth, Body-image, Self-love and Sisterhood

I have always had a complex relationship with body. I am a very happy and confident person, but also one that suffers with anxiety. I’m not going to get into it properly (that’s another post for another time!), but this all culminated in me becoming anorexic 4 years ago when I was 19, at the […]

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