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KATIE'S BLOG: Freshers Week needs a refresh

Isolation and loneliness. The reality of University in 2020 is as far away from the best time of your life as you can get.

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KATIE'S BLOG: Finding a happy place

On World Mental Health Day 2020 we're all just doing our best.

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Through thick and thin - the power of female friendship

A reflection on five decades of female friendships.

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Losing it! My midlife weight loss story

My story of midlife weight loss - how I turned 50, lost 3 stone of menopausal weight gain and put a stop to my comfort eating.

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KATIE'S BLOG: The emptying of the nest once more

New beginnings For the last 20 years, September has always been a key focal point in my calendar, taking up a lot of mental and physical energy in preparation for the new school term. Traditionally, the 6.30am alarm clock would rudely announce that the lazy summer lie-ins were well and truly over, and the hustle […]

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KATIE'S BLOG: The Covid blame game

BUT what we didn't talk to Philippa about, is the part of covid anxiety that NO-ONE is talking about: THE BLAME GAME AND THE TROLLING So forgive me, but after receiving a load of messages and emails about this tonight and all week, I've decided to use my soap box to address the issue of […]

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KATIE'S BLOG: Back to School…. Post Lockdown

How do you feel about your kids going back to school post lockdown? Katie Taylor shares her thoughts and feelings in this article.

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KATIE'S BLOG: The light at the end of the tunnel

We crept to his bedroom at 7.55am and waited outside til the 8am UCAS track opening time approached.  After a few minutess nervously waiting for the site to load, he received the news we had all been waiting for – he had got his first choice Uni offer, despite rumours of 40% of the country’s […]

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