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Charley Speakes

Quietly shouting in a world of noise – exposing a nerve.

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June 2016

I am not invisible – Look!

A few years ago a friend of mine was wailing about becoming invisible. I didn't understand what she meant. She was around 50. As I approached

The Menopause – they never told me it would be like this!

Puberty, Pregnancy, Sex. All of these things are talked about at length as you grow up. In the Western world, the information out there is vast. The folklore passed on from each...

Let’s talk menopause – things to avoid and to try

Maybe I was unlucky, maybe others don’t get those symptoms. The hot flushes, which make for an interesting nights sleep. You go to bed in the deep mid winter, naked and within 10 minutes are ...

Menopause – why don’t they ever tell you these things?

Mood swings, plummeting libido, dryness - I mean everything drying out, your face, your skin, your ...

The X Factor Generation

I started work in the days of office juniors.  I can remember after about 5 years being given the task of giving the new office junior some jobs to do. I showed him the things I had done, and he... Continue Reading →

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