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Agony Aunt

Patricia Marie, MBACP qualified counsellor is a member of The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, practising in Harley Street, Essex and Scotland. She has many years experience of dealing with domestic violence, relationship problems, bereavement, depression, addictions, post traumatic stress and many other emotional issues. If you have a dilemma, please email

Recent Posts

  • Inheritance

    Friday, 27 November 2015
    Dear Patricia Marie,  I recently unexpectedly inherited a large sum of money from an elderly lady for whom I used to work as a housekeeper.  I had worked for her for the last five years, during which time we had become quite close, as I seemed to be the only contact for her with the outside world, and to my knowledge she had no living family.  I w ...
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Young Ladies About Town

The girls living and laughing their way around London, meeting lots of fascinating folk along the way...

Recent Posts

  • Specsavers Silent Night

    Thursday, 12 November 2015
    One in six people under the age of 65 in the UK currently suffer from some sort of hearing loss. I have two grandparents who wear hearing aids, and despite understanding the obvious that they struggle with hearing; I had no understanding of how they feel and how they may struggle at a family meal such as Christmas dinner.In a bid to help people und ...
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Mum About Town

Emma is a freelance writer, lifestyle blogger and online marketer. When she’s not writing, she gets down with her Smalls, bigs-it-up with Him and swans around London reporting for her blog.

Recent Posts

  • Rodents

    Thursday, 05 November 2015
    I was never very good at being that hostess with the most-est. All the excitement up front – the invitation, stocking up the fridge, fresh flowers by the bedside and the sweet-smelling bread in the oven. But then, as soon as the guest has unpacked, I start glancing at the clock, waiting for this long-awaited friend to depart. You see, home is my sa ...
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Nanny Knows Best

Although Mary Poppins may have saved the day with "a spoon full of sugar", Nanny V employs a more pragmatic approach. No magic, just simple love, attention and consistency. And a healthy dose of humour.

Recent Posts

  • Not So Common Sense

    Friday, 09 October 2015
     Common sense is sadly not so common amongst humans and comes in spite of, and not the result of, education. These weighty words of wisdom are not mine, rather, the more erudite philosophy of Voltaire and Victor Hugo. And more recently espoused by Beth Blackwood, the new chief executive of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australi ...
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Lady Radio

What's what on the wireless. The blog accompaniment to The Lady magazine's radio column, overseen with a stern eye, a keen ear and an educated pen by Louis Barfe.

Recent Posts

  • UKIP - what is it for?

    Sunday, 12 October 2014
    I don't know about you, but I hate being told what I think. Here is LBC's James O'Brien asking a UKIP supporter what his party stands for. Not what it stands against.  Tellingly, the chap doesn't have a clue, but he's certain of one thing. Immigration is "the question on everyone's lips". He claims to know what everyone is thinking, despite being a ...
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