5 mn read All this Living Apart Together – the joys of me being in the city and my partner being in the deep countryside – sounds blissful, and I’m not pretending that there aren’t wonderful aspects but that’s not the entire story. There are of course, the benefits of separation which means that we don’t slip into […]
4 mn read I struggle with terms to define intimate relationships, especially regarding my own. Boyfriend seems a juvenile way to describe a relationship between anyone older than 40. LAT, or Living Apart Together, expresses how one does or doesn’t share space but feels emotionless. Partner is a way of describing a connection that, for me, too much […]
7 mn read We were old when we met. Asanga – Pete, Albert variously – was almost 70 and I was almost 60. And we lived five hours apart by car…
5 mn read Let me introduce you to 59 year old Any Lucas who has recently become Events Ambassador at the newly reopened Riverside Studios in Hammersmith. How old are you? 59 Where do you live? Hammersmith & Fulham What do you do? After 25 years spent in the educational system, I decided last summer that it was […]
3 mn read Kathy Keefe, 63, is a wildly wonderful artist who lives in Kent and can be found often on Colour Walks in London. She makes hats, paints and makes incredible dolls. She also is the carer for her profoundly deaf husband, Derek. How old are you? 63 Where do you live? I live in a small […]
5 mn read It’s often said that we live parallel lives in cities. The other day, I was invited to a pub on a familiar junction in London that I must have passed for 30 years yet never noticed.
5 mn read TLDR: Michele Kirsch, learns the hard way, that it is not.
7 mn read I’m talking personal development here, not a coffin or a chutney-making one. These emotion-evoking workshops are all about transforming oneself in order to go out and transform the world. It starts with the self and expands out into the world. That’s the idea – love, love, love.
4 mn read Are you always attracted to unavailable men or women, to commitment-phobes, people living on different continents or to those already attached to someone else?
11 mn read There are names flung at women like me. When I was younger, men could hardly make up their minds as to whether I was a cock tease or an easy lay.