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The Psychic

‘Tis this time of year, as the clocks go back, the nights draw in and Halloween looms, that the vivid imaginations of Earth-dwellers all over this wondrous planet of ours begin to conjure up images of witchcraft and wizardry; supernatural goings-on. For this blog, therefore, […]

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Electro Reiki Ibiza

Like all the most interesting characters I’ve had the pleasure of meeting throughout my life, Ibiza has a multi-faceted personality. She is the wild, dancing-on-the-bar party girl, the last one standing at the end of the night; that crazy chica who simply throws back another […]

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Generation Snowflake: Melts?

When we were growing up, in the late seventies and eighties, our parents were in charge. Well, Dad was anyway. If my younger sister Karen and I pushed our luck with our mum, we’d soon be silenced when she coolly delivered the killer line: “Just […]

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Mum’s Not The Word

Recently, thanks to the mind-boggling magic of social media, a talented photographer called Denise Felkin came onto my radar. She was searching for childless women for a piece she’s working on: a photographic compilation of Non-Mums entitled Mum’s Not The Word. Incidentally, I was searching for women […]

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Knee Deep In London

Knee Deep in London: Listen to the Knee Deep In Sound Podcasts Here   If moving to tranquil Sevenoaks was like double-dropping super-strength valium, then a trip back to The Big Smoke is like a shot of adrenalin to the heart.London, like any drug, loses […]

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The Non-Mum Network

Ageing raver: I love the glitz and glamour of clubbing almost as much as the music itself Those Bird’s Eye Viewers who have the dubious pleasure of being acquainted with me in real life will know that I love to party – the whole process of pondering which outfit to wear […]

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Happy Birthday, Bird’s Eye View!

It’s my blog-versary!An entire year has passed since I penned my first post here at Life: A Bird’s Eye View. And what a year it’s been: from getting an article published in So Magazine, to being featured on an American podcast over in Washington DC, […]

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Because It’s Cancer

The doctor will see you now photo credit   If you’re anything like me, when you notice something different about your body – a lump, a pain, a reaction – the first thing you do is pick up your phone and tap your symptoms into […]

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Use It Up, Wear It Out

This post is inspired by a conversation I had with a customer in my shop a few months ago; one which left me feeling a tad melancholy, and which I’ve thought about several times since…The customer in question had popped in to re-purchase some of […]

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The 40 Year Old (I.T) Virgin

  I’ve always liked the idea of being an ‘IT Girl.’ That’s IT as in rhymes with fit, not IT as in Information Technology. As a teenager flicking through the glossy pages of Vogue (in the newsagents, before putting it back and buying More magazine), […]

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