Turning 40

Top 40 Things to Do After 40

28 June 2013 3 comments

Top 40 Things to do After your 40 I recently ran a competition that involved people telling me what their ‘Ultimate Thing to do after 40 was’.  I had nearly 300 suggestions so thought I’d compile a list of my favourite Top 40 Things to do After your 40.  I personally don’t have a bucket […]

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Struggling to read messages on your phone?

13 June 2013 3 comments

I thought this was pure genius so I wanted to share it with you.  I’m now in my 40s and a few months ago I started noticing that I was struggling to read text messages on my iPhone.  I was having to progressively hold my phone farther and farther away until it came into focus. Oh […]

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Does Life Begin at 40? (Competition)

10 June 2013 273 comments

To celebrate the release of ‘This is 40‘ by acclaimed writer, director and producer, Judd Apatow, we’re giving one of my readers a chance to win a copy of the DVD and a £100 voucher from Red Letter Days. The film itself, a ‘sort of’ sequel to Knocked Up,  follows a married couple played by Paul […]

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Is it a slippery slope?

15 March 2013 3 comments

I panicked! When I was a teenager we used to take the piss out of my step father incessantly as he progressively held his newspaper farther and farther away so he could read it.  We used to joke that he needed Go Go Gadget Mechanical Arms. This has come back to bite me in the […]

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What a difference a word makes…..

21 August 2012 0 comments
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As many of you know I have recently turned 40 and I look a bit worse for wear. In an attempt, to stay looking younger, I’ve tried quite a few things from sticking 100s of tiny pins into my face to a mild chemical peal! However, I’m not willing to go under the knife…..yet! A […]

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Genuine Dermaroller and Snail Slime!

22 February 2012 3 comments

On Friday I went for my second round of Genuine Dermaroller.  For those of you who don’t know what it is, it’s an anti ageing treatment that involves sticking hundreds of tiny needles into your face to stimulate collagen growth in the hope of making me look younger.   Honest it doesn’t hurt It’s been very […]

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All in the name of beauty!

30 December 2011 10 comments

I never thought I’d contemplate cosmetic surgery, however, now that I’m 40 I’m starting to notice the lines on my forehead, around my eyes and my mouth. I know they’re marks of a good life/wisdom.  Nevertheless, as a mum I would never put myself at risk of a general anaesthetic for vanity. So, when I […]

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Wrinkles, blackheads and dead skin cells!

9 November 2011 1 comment

So, what did you do on your 40th?  Um, err, I thought it would be fitting to head into the heart of Plastic Surgery in London to have some non-invasive treatments at the Cavendish Clinic.  It seemed like a great way to mark the occasion. Originally, I was going to have some Zeltiq, which promises […]

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Turning 40!

20 October 2011 8 comments

OMG!  I’m 40!  How on earth did that happen?  I remember being 19 and my mate was 25 and I thought she was ancient! I’m not panicking about being 40, I enjoy birthdays and stretch them out as long as I can, as I love the attention.  However, it’s heading towards 50 that freaks me […]

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