I have been having a slow burn love affair with French films, food, music, buildings, lifestyles, and, well all things French. I am aware that this Francophile thing isn’t unique, especially with middle-class English people. The French are just over there and seem so cool and stylish and unlike us. I think one of the… Continue reading French Women
I have been trying a new experiment in setting goals. It’s eight days in so I am feeling somewhat weary of all the targets that I have given myself and questioning whether this will truly be the beginning of a more productive lifestyle or another doomed attempt to get my bottom up and off the… Continue reading Goals – trying to create new helpful habits
So it seems that there are rumours that Elsa, from Frozen, might be gay in the sequel. Now I think that on some level that would be awesome; a Disney princess being gay. It would be good for little girls, and those fans who are or not quite so young, to see a clever, talented… Continue reading Single or gay – which is braver?
“The archetype of the spinster is still alive in our unconscious: she has simply morphed into her present incarnation as the woman alone – that is to say, into the stoic, sometimes quietly mournful woman who has missed out on the possibility of finding a partner and carried some shame and guilt about it.” On… Continue reading On My Own
I have been unsure about whether to write this blog for the last week. It’s tempting to ignore, or at least avoid, politics on my blog but it’s been such a big week and the ripples from the Brexit vote are so huge for me that I don’t feel that I can. I guess I should… Continue reading Brexit and what this means about ‘us’