Flirting with Fitness

I have absolutely no standards and zero loyalty. I will go with anyone, am flighty, easily bored and quickly move on to the next most attractive and exciting option. I have in the last week got all hot and sweaty with James, Oscar, Ben and Greg. No strings attached, no commitment. Dear reader, I am…

By bearded ladies 2nd May 2019 0

Midlife Motherhood

Midlife Motherhood

Mrs G and her 18 year old :  ‘What I have learnt about Motherhood’ This Sunday sees my 18th Mother’s Day as a mother and my 47th as a daughter, and before you ask, no I won’t be washing my feet in soda water. What I will be doing though is no doubt ubiquitous to…

By bearded ladies 30th March 2019 0

International Women’s Day in Numbers

International Women’s Day in Numbers

To celebrate both World Maths’ Day and International Women’s Day – we have pulled together some enlightening female facts and figures. +  Some of the stats are encouraging and demonstrate positive change. –   Sadly others are both disheartening and frustrating =  Equality is far from a reality. We are heading in the right direction but clearly…

By bearded ladies 7th March 2019 0

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

I seem to be bucking the trend for intermittent abstaining and dieting fads such as ‘The 16:8’ or ‘The 5:2’. Rather than fasting and I am feasting. Little – sometimes not so little – but definitely often. I am calling it ‘The 24:7’ – as I seem to be stuck in a cycle of round…

By bearded ladies 5th March 2019 0

Why I’m giving up….clothes

For Lent I’m giving up…..clothes. Don’t worry, not in the vein of of Dr Victoria Bateman, the naked Brexit campaigner who has decided that as her writing has not garnered her Remain sentiments enough attention, decided to strip naked in public with only the word ‘Brexit’ scrawled across her breasts and consequently managed to so…

By bearded ladies 22nd February 2019 0

Rude Health

Rude Health

  We’ve all done it haven’t we? Wrestled with our hard as nails Protestant work ethic at 6 a.m from under the duvet, in the half light, mentally practising our poorly voice for the dreaded phone call to the boss to croak that we are are ‘not coming in’ today due to either a) some…

By bearded ladies 3rd February 2019 0

In their Prime Time

In their Prime Time

Poster Girls #4, 5 & 6                                        Our airwaves became herwaves last month at drive-time and breakfast times on Radio 2 and 6 Radio, and perhaps like us, you probably hadn’t realised how badly you had needed to hear a female voice to nurse us through the grey dawns and dusks of January…until we tuned…

By bearded ladies 31st January 2019 0

Midlifers are Revolting

Midlifers are Revolting

At the age of 78 my Nan was admitted to hospital after having a mild stroke. After a couple of days she filed a complaint, insisting they had mistakenly put her on the geriatric ward ‘in with all the old people’. I hear you Phyllis. At a comparatively sprightly 46, I have just completed a…

By bearded ladies 29th January 2019 0