Storm Desmond and my daughter

On Saturday 5th December, my friend Eureka arrived from Jamaica. We had not seen each other for over 22 years!! Can you imagine the anticipation and the excitement? She was not a social media convert .. thus the image of her I had was the one I had in my mind from 22 years ago…I … More Storm Desmond and my daughter


Identity Crisis and Empty Nest Mums

On Monday November 30,2015,The Daily Mail newspaper published an article written by medical correspondent, Ben Spencer, entitled “Empty Nest Mums are Britain’s Worst Problem Drinkers”. The findings and information revealed in this article are very disturbing and raises many questains about our modern consumer society. According to the article, two fifths of middle -age-mothers admit … More Identity Crisis and Empty Nest Mums

Come Nest With Me!

Hi, I am Myrtle, wife and mother of four beautiful, hilarious… at times challenging children. My issue? they are not children anymore… My two youngest (identical twin girls) left for university in September and I found myself constantly being checked on by friends. ‘Are you alright…?’ ‘Are you depressed…?’ ‘You must really miss them…’ ‘The … More Come Nest With Me!