Talking about sex One of my voluntary roles is meeting up with trainee doctors to help them understand the ageing process. Due to illness I had to cancel last week’s session. But this morning, I take a call asking if I could step in as an emergency, as this week’s guest elder is unwell. “Yes […]
On a day to day basis, I am one of life’s planners. If you want to make a social arrangement with me then don’t suggest this week or even next, the earliest gap in my diary is three weeks hence. This is not because I am enormously popular and on an endless whirl of fun […]
Loneliness comes in a variety of shapes and sizes – yet there is always one thing in common: it’s incredibly painful. Here's what you can do.
Career and Motherhood. That old chestnut. We know the issues – women do all the child bearing and still do the majority of the child rearing. As a result they earn less, make less career progress and wield less power than male counterparts. They get frazzled and frustrated in the process of trying to hold […]