RI (not so much) P 2016

What an epic year it’s been.  For all the wrong reasons.  For starters, I think we might have seen some of the Grim Reaper’s finest work.  EVER. He got super slashy with the old scythe, over-enthusiastically mowing down:  Prince, David Bowie, Victoria Wood, Robert Vaughn, Leonard Cohen, Pete Burns, Jean Alexander, Gene Wilder, Caroline Aherne, […]

Female politician with no kids?? *Narrows eyes*

Another day, another article drawing attention to women without children who appear to be simply getting on with life.  These particular women however, just happen to be getting on with life in public office. This weekend, The Sunday Times ‘tantalised‘ us with a secret about Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s First Minister.  ‘OOOOOooohhhhh’ thought my inner Kenneth Williams.  I […]

Repercussions for generations to come 

My heart is broken. Physically, I am displaying the following symptoms; dull ache in the chest, gut wrenching and knotted stomach.  Emotionally, an overwhelming sadness.  I can’t stop crying. Last time I experienced these was when a significant long-term romantic relationship ended.  Which means that I was actually in love with the European Union, and […]