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Bride in Training!

Congratulations if you have just got engaged!! It is engagement season and this time last year I was saying “yes ...

Singularly happy

Singularly Happy by Emma As a heterosexual single woman in her late thirties I would like to speak on behalf ...

The Single Brief : Hello!

Hello and welcome to The Single Brief. Single life can be wonderful; flirty emails, romantic trysts and stomach flipping first ...

We don’t talk about death

On 25th August, bank holiday 2014 my mother passed away. In the raw aftermath of grief I wrote the piece ...

Sometimes a barrister always a Lady.

(A longer version of this article appeared on the Jordans publishing website) I was once offered a title. That’s right, ...

Break a leg – there’s a doctor in the house

I’ve met and interviewed many fascinating people, both famous and non famous. But sometimes you speak to someone who just ...

Affairs, part 2 by Dr Carol Apt

An affair is an arrangement in which at least one of the partners is married or in a committed relationship ...

Affairs Of The Heart Part 1: by Dr Carol Apt

Adultery, cheating, infidelity are words that can provoke swift and emotional responses in even the most rational of human beings. ...

“Men Are People, Too” by Dr Carol Apt

Why do people stay in bad relationships? Why would a woman stay with a man who has been unfaithful, or ...

Grief, bereavement and the Bar part 2

Grief and the Bar   Death clings to you. Grief snaps at your heels no matter how swiftly you try ...