Charley Speakes

Playing with Paper – watercolour, doodling, calligraphy and quilling.


Ewes, She Devils etc (Girlie stuff)

Womens things. Topics more geared towards a woman’s life experience, but hey – open to any one ;-)As always I’d love to hear from you.

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 ...

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