Life Stories

But What about Your Pension?

A Career Change at 40


But What About Your Pension? They were some of the very first words uttered to me by several people including my parents when I broke the news that I would be leaving my career of 17…

And Then The Rains Came

My Experience of the 2015 Floods


I’d been looking forward to December 5th 2015 for a number of months. Matt (my husband) and I were going on our annual pilgrimage to see our Favourite band in Manchester. We tended to make a…

How one moment changed my life forever

Being Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at 27


I have thought long and hard over the past few months about writing and publishing my story. I flick-flack between wanting to make my story known, so that it can help someone else, to feeling ashamed…

Seven Days

Ditching Bad Habits for Healthy Routine


Happy New Year to you lovelies! I’m so delighted to have you here, and so thrilled to be back writing for A Life Loved after a much needed festive-break, time spent seeing in the New Year…

Amsterfam: Frocks

From London to Amsterdam with three kids


It is the last day of 2017 and it is pissing it down. I know, right? Your woman in Amsterdam has the inside track. The weather in The Netherlands is shitty. In the few months we’ve…


New Year Reflections


The start of a new year inevitably sees many of us reminiscing on times gone by; a chance to sift through the good and the bad of our lives so far and keep or discard that…