I'm not even going to begin to know what it's like to go through menopause. All I know is that it's a difficult thing for any woman to go through and, apparently, keeping stylish is incredibly difficult during this phase of one's life. I direct your attention to the article linked-to below.
Do you mind if we have a little chat around the "M" word? The menopause is a subject that gets ahem'd about a good deal, but not actually talked about much, ever. I find this frustrating. Don't worry, I don't intend to talk about the indelicate biology side of things (although we talk about that far less often than we should as well), but rather the impact it has on self-esteem, self-confidence and our idea of who we are, our sense of self. I have been turning it over in my head since I heard a fairly heated discussion on Woman's Hour on Radio 4. There was unusually – and I see where they were coming from – a man involved in the studio debate. Read More