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  • Blog Divorce

    Back to black?

    Watching the Lawson-Saatchi marital tribulations, and not envying Nigella being papped packing her stuff or having a scruffy Sunday with friends, has made me think how useful it would be if we could return…

    July 3, 2013
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    Sex, lies and CCTV footage

    I last wrote about Chris Huhne, the disgraced ex-Lib Dem politician and Cabinet minister, nearly a year ago. At the time, I said I felt besmirched by being dragged through the story (though obviously…

    February 5, 2013
  • Blog Divorce

    So this is Christmas

    Christmas isn’t an easy time for any woman. You see us, battling around the shops, shoulders hunched, faces grim, as we do our best to grab the stuff that will, like magic pixie dust,…

    December 14, 2012
  • Blog Divorce

    Blending in?

    So, we’ve been a so-called blended family now for several years – first unofficially, then officially and now with our status sanctified by marriage. Does it get  any easier? I don’t think it does.…

    October 9, 2012
  • Blog Divorce


    My girls don’t usually ask me to write about anything. Normally, they’re begging me not to mention them, their friends, the strange ways of teenagers …. anything, basically, which even touches vaguely on their…

    August 29, 2012
  • Divorce

    Divorce: get good advice

    I sometimes think, with divorce, that I really have been there, done that and been forced to give the T-shirt to my ex. Thank goodness, it’s done and dusted. But for some of you…

    May 11, 2012
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    Staying sane through divorce

    Sponsored guest post I hardly ever let anyone write a post for me – 99.9 per cent of the witterings you see here are mine alone. But I really liked this post by Carly…

    April 27, 2012
  • Blog Divorce

    Storm in a teapot

    For all those of you sweet enough to worry long into the night (don’t deny it, I know you have) over my Swedish Teapot Situation, here’s an update. Tradera, the Swedish version of eBay,…

    February 7, 2012
  • Blog Divorce

    Boxes within boxes

    Well, I’ve spent most of this week in the garage, delving into boxes. Boxes which I brought with me when I moved back to the UK five years ago, and which I have been…

    August 25, 2011