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My First Vlog! You asked for it, here it is!

Many of you have asked: ‘when are you going to post video?’  And I have had such an overwhelming response to my Daily Mail feature article that I thought it would be rude not to!  So, here goes. I know, I kno...

I can’t leave my abuser. I still love them!

Leave my abuser?  How could I when I still loved him? I’ll be honest. I knew my ex was a screwed-up guy. My head told me that not long after we met. The alarm bells were screeching. Could I hear them? Of course! Did I li...

Did I ever tell you my ridiculous married name?

Silly names? Yep, I have one thanks to my husband!  Did I ever tell you my ridiculous married name? Earlier I fessed up about my sisters’ secret pact which landed me my pretty perfect man.  The pact my husband only...

I’m in shock! There’s proof I should be dead

Domestic violence statistics are bad.  I know that.  But I’m in shock.   What I’ve just read has chilled me to the bone.   Had I not left my violent ex I would almost certainly now be dead. I’m one of t...

Victim? Not me! I refuse to be

I refuse to be a victim.   I will not be defined by domestic violence.   So when I heard this I thought: ‘Wow!’   Just one word.  Wow.   That’s how I’d describe this powerful Ted Talk.  It hit a n...

When P***y bites back and why we must fight

TRIGGER WARNING. I was so proud to watch the millions of women (and some men) across the world unite to stand for equality and women’s rights yesterday.   In the face of a man who has boasted about sexual abuse and...

Why Bridget Jones was right!

Do you remember that punch up between Daniel Cleaver (aka Hugh Grant) and Mr Darcy (aka Colin Firth)  in Bridget Jones’s Diary?   The first film, so think back.  The one where they rumbled from the street into the...