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    Uncoupling …

    September 21, 2016

    Well, Twitter nearly broke yesterday under the sheer weight of Jennifer Aniston memes following the news that Brangelina is no more. For those living (happily, I’m sure) far from the ceaseless thrum of social media and needing a translation, this means Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are getting a divorce, and that Jennifer Aniston is supposed to be thrilled to hear it. I’m sure Jennifer Aniston isn’t that small-minded. Though married – apparently happily – to Brad Pitt when he…

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    Bird’s nesting

    Moving house after my divorce was probably one of the biggest mistakes I’ve ever made, and certainly has made life very difficult for me and my children. After initially moving country, and re-establishing ourselves…

    September 1, 2016
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    Happy holidays?

    Ugh, it’s that time again. Blimmin blimmin blimmin summer holiday planning. I feel as though I’ve only just got over last year’s jaunt and yet we are already way behind everyone we know on…

    March 12, 2016
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    Divorce infographic

    As I sit here trying to plan our summer holiday, with the wishes of four adults, two semi-adults and two little ones to consider, I’m reminded of fraught pre-divorce attempts to have fun in…

    June 17, 2015
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    Dos and Don’ts at Christmas

    It’s been a while, what with all the medical stuff – in a nutshell, there’s another operation to get through in January, then that should be IT. There’s no radiotherapy or chemo with melanoma…

    January 13, 2015
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    Dos and Don’ts at Christmas

    It’s been a while, what with all the medical stuff – in a nutshell, there’s another operation to get through in January, then that should be IT. There’s no radiotherapy or chemo with melanoma…

    December 24, 2014
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    New York, New York

    I loved New York as soon as I first stepped out of a yellow taxi in 1990. So it was a huge joy to take Child One and Child Two and share my passion.…

    July 29, 2014
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    Someone needs a holiday ….

    Thank goodness, we are entering calmer waters. The exams are over, my stomach seems to have stopped burbling, and the summer unfolds. But, naturally, it’s complicated. As well as four adults who seldom agree…

    June 24, 2014
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    A strange affair

    Jolly though it is to see a politician in a tangle – and jollier still if it’s a French politician – I think our interest in Francois Hollande’s comings and goings is more than…

    January 16, 2014
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    Nigella is no wicked stepmother

    Charles Saatchi’s bizarre stunt yesterday, using his almost-grown up daughter, Phoebe, to attack Nigella Lawson for ‘heartlessness’, seems to be an attempt to claim back the moral high ground. While he now has an…

    August 10, 2013