A Mile in My Shoes

 

Good times and sunshine

Gosh, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? How have you been? Since the world started opening up again, I feel as though I’ve been running...

A Mother's Love

I can’t stop thinking about Richard Okorogheye today, the student whose body was found in a pond in Epping Forest, not too far from where...

There are too many 'Sarah Everards'

It’s been a rollercoaster week for women. From the highs of International Women’s Day to the death of Sarah Everard within a matter of...

The Power of Books

When I was about 8 or 9, I confessed a secret to my diary. I remember it vividly, shutting the book almost before my pen had left the...

100 Days of Lockdown

Has it really been one hundred days? One hundred days of being inside. One hundred days of hand washing, of daily briefings, of wearing...

The Waiting Game

Yesterday was a year ago since my son’s due date and all those feelings of waiting and wondering and the nervous roller-coaster belly...

A quick lesson in self-care

On Friday night, I cut my finger whilst making a salad. And not a fancy salad either; a token side salad to go with a pizza. The cut was...

International Day of the Midwife

Happy International Day of the Midwife! When our son was born, the stars were so aligned that after a hot curry on Drummond Street and...

 

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