Author: bearded ladies

We are 2 old birds laughing* in the face of 40 something and flicking our V’s to impending middle age. *And sometimes crying. A lot. For no reason

A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men

In honour of this year’s International Men’s Day and their theme of positive male role models, we at TBLC have created The Good Guys Gallery featuring our favourite Top 10 forward thinking and fabulous fellas . . .  

By bearded ladies 16th November 2018 0

Gwyneth Paltrow Poster Girl #1

So Gwyneth came out last week and announced she was ‘entering the menopause’. I liked this for two reasons; firstly because for once a glamorous public female figure dared to acknowledge her withering fertility which, because so rare, honestly felt a bit groundbreaking; and secondly because she described ‘entering’ it which made it sound much…

By bearded ladies 8th November 2018 0

Peep Season

Peep Season

I am with Keats. I bloody love autumn. Nature’s sudden dramatic set change, enflaming the landscape with its sumptuous russet hue.Her last hurrah to remind us “look how vital and fabulous I am Bitches” before weary winter descends. I love the salutary pink cheeked pursuits it facilitates; kicking up leaves, collecting glossy conkers before scurrying…

By bearded ladies 6th November 2018 0

Think Pink

Think Pink

It’s breast cancer awareness month ladies. And whilst the pink ribbon has been around now for 24 years in the UK, and can often lose the publicity battle to other raising awareness campaigns, for us women of an uncertain age, this is no time for complacency. Over 55,000 women each year in the UK are…

By bearded ladies 29th October 2018 0

FOGO* is the new FOMO

FOGO* is the new FOMO

*Fear of Going Out More often than not I just don’t want to go out these days. I mean, why would I? ‘Out’ is a minefield. It involves wardrobe choices, transport and loud noises. ‘In’ is better. In has central heating, blankets and telly. In is easy.  Time was, in the halcyon days of the…

By bearded ladies 27th October 2018 0

Time to (wo)man up . . .

Time to (wo)man up . . .

National Menopause Day! Yaaas! #Menopause Matters. Absolutely, about time! They are great right? There’s nearly 4 billion women in the world and all us are either going / will be going / or have gone through the same thing – so why should it be some weirdly taboo subject? We need to be talking about…

By bearded ladies 23rd October 2018 0