A Rant About ‘Obesity’

I recently decided to check my body mass index (BMI) on the NHS website. Apparently, I am considered obese as my BMI is 32.9. I am quite heavy and I am of average height for a woman, so I was not surprised by this score. It’s recommended that I should be eating between 1731-2225 calories

A few words on the magic of daydreams

I have always been a daydreamer. My school reports always said ‘… is a daydreamer’ or ‘spends too much time daydreaming’. And nothing has changed. I still while away hours, deep in thought,  daydreaming… wondering about what ifs, paths I wish I had chosen in life, missed opportunities …. The magic of daydreams is often

Online Dating the Old-Fashioned Way

The expression ‘online dating’ seems to crop up everywhere nowadays. Websites such as  e-Harmony, Match.com and Plenty of Fish are thrust at us constantly. It’s the cool way to try and meet the person of your dreams and, of course, totally socially acceptable. However, meeting a partner through a dating agency wasn’t always considered to be

An Update on the Elephant in the Room

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post regarding lack of sex in marriage. This problem was am elephant in the room for me. It seemed to make an impression on many people, as I received an overwhelming number of comments, tweets, DMs and emails from others willing to share similar stories. Thank you to everyone who contributed. Particular