Our heroes and our heroines.

When you tell your son and your daughter a bedtime story, I hope the narrative will have changed.They don’t need to hear of distressed damsels or Prince Charming hair – they need the stories in which the girl saves herself and sometimes she saves Prince Charming, too.For we all need guidance at one point or…

10 Things My Mumma Taught Me.

No one deserves anything. Smile.  You can get away with murder with a smile. Don’t keep texting.  If he likes you, he’ll text you – play it cool. Brown and slightly hairy legs are better than smooth and pasty legs. It’s always okay to have a glass of wine. Every Sunday after the Saturday before,…

Ghosting and my mother

It’s been a tough few months and last weekend my mum told me (again) how she wished I had a boyfriend, but noticed: Boys these days don’t want relationships; they just want to fuck around. Yes, Mummy.  That’s true. [So-and-so’s] daughter can’t get a boyfriend either.  Blokes just stop texting her.  It’s called something like…ghosting?…