Posted on March 24th, 2017 by Jane
Dame Vera Lynn turned 100 years old this week so of course, I just had to include her in the blog. She is an icon and is about to top the UK album, charts! Sing away, darlings, to her dulcet tones.
Posted on March 8th, 2017 by Jane
On International Women’s Day 2017 we’re stopping by to meet three very inspirational women: Bella Vuillermoz of Sky UK, Anita Anand, BBC journalist and author, and Kat Heathcote, successful business woman. You cannot help but be inspired!
Posted on March 3rd, 2017 by Jane
Jess Phillips is the Labour MP for Birmingham, Yardley. In her own words she is ‘gobby’. That is to say she speaks up for what she believes in and is not cowed (not for long, anyway) by the trolls who are determined to silence her and other ‘gobby’ women.
Posted on February 28th, 2017 by Jane
Meet Dr Nicola Rollock, a woman of influence.Nicola is best known for her research The Educational Strategies of the Black Middle Classes and, the landmark report The Stephen Lawrence inquiry 10 years on, the conclusions of which were debated in Parliament. She is editor of the journal – Whiteness and Education published by Routledge – and author of the award-winning book The Colour of Class: the educational strategies of the Black middle classes
Posted on February 17th, 2017 by Jane
Madeleine Stuart is a very determined young woman who has just launched her own fashion label. This is pretty impressive in itself but even more so is the fact that the Madeline has Down’s syndrome. Be inspired!
Posted on January 31st, 2017 by Jane
Most of us prefer not to talk about dying. My Mum, Marie Woods was the same. She focused on living, on getting most out of life. Yet her end of life was such an uplifting experience made possible by the NHS that I cannot Not talk about it. This is not a sad story, it’s uplifting and life affirming. How to have a very good end.