Yearly Archives: 2015

MORE FUN WITH CANCER

It seems a very long time since I wrote about Tubby the tumour, thought I had it under control didn’t I? in fact the crafty little beast was growing out of sight of the camera & when I had a … Continue reading

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THINK YOU KNOW ABOUT FOG? HEAR IT FROM AN EXPERT!

EXCERPT FROM A BLUES FOR SHINIDIG Nods wisely to herself. ‘Don’t work things out do you? You’ve got to fink fings frew.’ She stabs at her nut with her forefinger, then she leans on the bar looking over at me. … Continue reading

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Jargon?

ROBUST I have a feeling. Backed up by some evidence that a new buzz word has come about. Last Friday on a news programme, an educator (!) used this word five times in one speech about education. As in robust … Continue reading

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SPECULUM SPECULATIONS or HOW FEMINISM CHANGED MY LIFE

I am not sure how many of my readers will have had the speculum experience. It was profound. I encountered my first friendly speculum in Newcastle in the late seventies on my first venture to a women’s conference. Feminism had … Continue reading

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THE UNMITIGATED JOY OF AGEING, ENJOY IT

First I have a few don’ts and they are emphatic!Do not succumb to the cauliflower perm syndrome ever. This is the one that very many ladies aspire to and has become a dreadful stereotypical look.It diminishes your look. Likewise the … Continue reading

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