Archive of ‘Contemplations’ category

Why Baby Loss Awareness Week Matters

Today marks the start of the 2016 baby loss awareness week. With awareness events for pretty much everything these days, it is easy to get a bit of ‘awareness fatigue’, and you might wonder why it is needed. This video that I posted on Facebook Live this morning explains why baby loss awareness week is […] Read more…

Stories That Dismay As Well As Inspire

At yesterday’s Women’s Voices conference among the many interesting speakers there was one phrase in particular that stood out. Stories that dismay as well as inspire. This quote is by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, from her book with a title that will no doubt be familiar: Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History. During the Q&A I […] Read more…

A New Job!

I am delighted to announce I have a new job! As of Monday (October 3) I’ll be Communications and Social Media Manager at NHS Horizons, which is currently part of NHS England. The Horizons Group aims to support staff in health and care to think differently about how we do things, to lead to better […] Read more…

I Completed The 2016 FitBrit Challenge

A few months ago if you had told me I would have participated – voluntarily – in an challenge that involved multiple exercises back-to-back, I would have laughed. But last Saturday that is exactly what I found myself doing when I took part in the Fitness First FitBrit challenge. I’ve talked before about my life-long […] Read more…

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