A Valiant Woman

95 year old women form their own special strata in the Annals of the Indomitable. Not many of us make it to this level. Those who do command respect and warrant further study: How do they do it? [...]


When I was expecting my children, I saw pregnant women everywhere. It felt like an epidemic – where had they all been hiding till now? Later, while breastfeeding, I would spot other women [...]

Invitations to Life

I keep getting invited to weddings. Voluntary organisations are famous for first jobs and volunteer opportunities, which is to say we have a lot of young people around all the time. Young people [...]