Brain Gone Missing

Sometimes I wonder if my wandering mind has gone more wayward than normal – but I have no doubt it is making it even more difficult to be me. A few months back, I hauled my children out for a day watching a free music festival in the park. Wearing out picnic best and armed with deck chairs and cooler bag, we schlepped down to the venue – only to find it was in fact taking … [Read more...]

New Women

The time has come for older women to step up to the plate and be counted as beautiful, valuable members of society rather than sexless frumps with nothing to offer except free nanna services, crocheted blankets and baked goods. Ageing is a gift, not a curse. Women need to reinvent our negative image by standing up against prejudice and discrimination, and making the last … [Read more...]

ARGGH!! I am No Longer Young!

Yesterday, life seemed to offer an infinite number of possibilities; your potential knew no bounds. Then, all of a sudden, you realise you are NO LONGER YOUNG and heading down the hill to the grave pretty damn fast. If you need glasses to read this, a cup of coffee to jump start your day and are nodding stiffly to agree, it’s a sign: you are getting old. One day, it’s all … [Read more...]