Things I've learnt from my friends husband walking out on her and her three small children ~ Listen. At the beginning your number one job in this situation is to listen. Do not offer advice. You're not a counsellor or a therapist, you weren't in...

I've been thinking a lot about strippers recently. Hear me out! I've started pole dancing. My current writing project involves a piece about a stripper. It's a monologue that includes pole dancing and is hopefully going to be performed one day. Not by myself, I might add, as...

At the time of writing this I am two weeks away from turning The Big Four Oh.  At the time of you reading this however I am a mere five days away from turning forty. Five days away from a life changing birthday. Well, it doesn't have...

My niece looks like my brother. Sounds cute but she's actually my sisters daughter. I'm not saying she's currently resembling a nearly 42 year old man but, Tiny, as we like to call her, has the same heavy brow and cheeky smile that our brother...

{clockwise from top left ~ Rupaul~Rupaul's drag race, She's gotta have it, Reni Eddo~ Lodge, Sasha Velour~Rupaul's drag race. Dear White people, Orange is the new black, Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, Underground}   The one good thing that came out of President T**** being elected is that...

With the start of a new year comes a new moon and with a new moon comes the Mooncup. An incredibly tenuous, if not completely unrelatable, linking of January and a sanitary product but I'm sticking with it because I want to talk about the...

I had always loved the idea of a book club but never actually wanted to be a part of one. Theoretically I liked the idea of being a member of a team gathering together to discuss my first true love ~  A good old fashioned...