I wrote this article about being a female crime writer for the April 2021 edition of The Lady magazine
“Welcome to the operating room,” says the manager of my hair salon with a smile as I step inside.
Lylia Hachemi and her three other hairstylists are all wearing face masks, eye protection, plastic aprons and surgical gloves. Read more…
It’s tempting to think that the sudden deterioration of my mother’s mental health could be linked to Brexit and our country’s collective nervous breakdown. I know it’s just a coincidence. But I believe that she and many others with Alzheimer’s disease are Brexit victims because the government’s focus on leaving the EU has created a policy vacuum that has cut adrift the most vulnerable people. Read more
Britain operates a cruel health lottery that discriminates against dementia patients. Struggling families need social care. Read more
Edition of March 2nd 2018 on France24, talking about Theresa May’s Brexit speech, the disappearing centre left in Italy and Germany, Trump, steel and guns, and Xi Jinping becoming China’s strongman, watch here