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The last week in April: 100 midwives and a 50th birthday


Last month I fell in love. I fell in love with Midwives and with Edinburgh. The combination contrived a fitting warm-up act to my birthday celebrations. To be specific, that birthday celebration. Edinburgh is a place through which I have … Continue reading

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Oestrogen: mid-life elixir


I am forty-eight and I am smiling. I have a spring in my step, a twinkle in my eye, focus in my day. I’m in control; I have a new drug of choice. If you’re a woman hurtling inexorably towards … Continue reading

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