brangelina
celebrity,Relationships

Brangelina: Why We Rejoice In Other People’s Divorces

Back in what now seems a life time ago, before kids and mortgages and migraines set in, my husband...

teenagers
Parenting,Tips List

Tips For Adulthood: Teaching Life Skills To Teenagers

I think it’s fairly uncontroversial to say that parenting teenagers can be challenging. The...

phone books
Nostalgia

Why I Miss Phone Books

I had a 21st century moment the other day. A telephone book came through our mail slot in London...

Latest Tweets Latest Tweets

Recent Blog Posts

  • Brangelina: Why We Rejoice In Other People’s Divorces

    Back in what now seems a life time ago, before kids and mortgages and migraines set in, my husband and I were friendly with a couple we called, privately, “the beautiful people.” They were, quite simply, gorgeous to look at. He was a tall, athletic and European and she was a lithe, exotic artiste of unknown […]

    Posted on September 22, 2016 0 comments
  • Tips For Adulthood: Teaching Life Skills To Teenagers

    I think it’s fairly uncontroversial to say that parenting teenagers can be challenging. The teenage brain is still evolving, teenagers are very stressed out and anxious, and they can be an absolute nightmare at the dinner table. Above all, we know that teenagers are prone to take risks. (Warning: Don’t read this article if you don’t want to imagine […]

    Posted on August 24, 2016 0 comments
  • Friday Pix: Recommended Reading For The Weekend

    On occasional Fridays, I point you towards some recommended reading around the blogosphere: a. Nope, we’re not going to talk about Brexit. But we *are* going to talk about this very cool visual from The Washington Post about the rise and fall of Europe – in maps. b. Cooler still is the history of the […]

    Posted on July 1, 2016 0 comments
  • Why I Miss Phone Books

    I had a 21st century moment the other day. A telephone book came through our mail slot in London and landed with a bang on the floor. It was a mere shadow of a *real* phone book – probably measuring no more than 1/2 inch in diameter – but it was a bonafide phone book […]

    Posted on June 27, 2016 0 comments
  • Friday Pix: Recommended Reading For The Weekend

    On occasional Fridays, I offer some recommended reading for the weekend: *If you live in the U.K. (I do) we are all Brexit (no, that’s not a breakfast cereal) all the time. Here’s a really useful poll from the Guardian testing how much you actually know about the EU Referendum. *In lighter fare, here’s a […]

    Posted on June 3, 2016 0 comments