Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Kids Are Not Alright

The booking representative at the famous five star hotel was polite but adamant, “I’m sorry ma’am. We will not allow more than one child in a room. We are a luxury hotel.” LeaveThemBehind.com, ‘dedicated to the peaceful side of life’, urges you … Continue reading

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An everyday kind of love…

    Everyone has a favourite love story. Despite the urbane ‘modern  love’  brainwashing we’ve subjected ourselves to via the likes of Sex and the City, ‘He’s Not That Into You’ and other pop-cultural tat, the human heart remains greedy, … Continue reading

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Who’s growing up too fast? Not YOU, Mum!

I’m laughing at a story about Madonna and her daughter Lourdes at the Vanity Fair Oscar party. Madonna is wearing a lacy, see-through dress with boy shorts that leave half her well-toned, 53 year old buns out on display. Madonna … Continue reading

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Brrrrrbie! Who’s afraid of the big-boobed bimbette? (Not me!)

When our second daughter, The Diva, was born, nobody told us we’d signed a five-year contract with Barbie. Her older sister wore jeans and dresses with equal disinterest, had imaginary tea-parties and F1 races with equal enthusiasm and loved football … Continue reading

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