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The Fountain of Youth

Florentine Fountain Jenny Rollo

A girl I know has made everyone swear she is not a day over 37, even though we collectively remember having celebrated her 40th a couple of years ago.

Bike It Or Not

Old Scooter Andrea Kratzenberg

A few year ago before Boris et al made it fashionable, I cycled to work from leafy South West London to the office just north west of Tower Bridge. Now, I’m not anti-cyclist, in fact some of my best friends are cyclists, but there are a few things you should be aware of.

Stitch & Give

Natalie's Poppies

I just received the umpteenth request for charitable donations from a colleague who is either running or cycling for charity (I've forgotten). Personally, I don’t see the attraction, but as long as I like the charity, I give them some of my funds.

The Wedding Planner

Blushing Bride Mckenna71 Sxc Hu

After days - no, weeks - of anticipation, Kate & Wills finally tied the knot. I have to say, I am a bit sad that it’s over. I am a sucker for romance, and every common girl wants to be queen for a day.

The view from a broad: women in the boardroom

Women of the world, we apologise for distracting you from your search for the Higgs boson/contemplation of the plight of female Lib Dem MPs and/or trying to block out the shrill wail of an advancing royal wedding, but we fear you may have missed some disturbing comments made by one Simon Murray, chairman of Glencore, the world's largest commodities trader, on the subject of women in boardrooms: "They have a tendency not to be so involved quite often and they're not so ambitious in business as men because they've got better things to do," he told the Sunday Telegraph.