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samantha walsh
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I was recently approached by the Metro, a popular newspaper distributed across London and the home counties, to write an opinion piece on being labelled ‘infertile’ and how that label has affected me and my sense of self-worth. It is not easy to put…
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“You never know true love until you have a child.” The woman glanced back over at me, peering up through heavy-lidded eyes, drugged in an oxytocin fug. Her blissful state as she gently rocked her tightly-swaddled newborn back and forth in her lap was at…
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Argh! It’s happened! My newsfeed is full of back-to-school snaps! 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Well, fear not, Non-Mums, because next week is our week . Stephanie, founder of World Childless Week, and I recorded this video chat last week to tell you all about it. I was a tad…
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You know when you’re walking down the street and you catch sight of a battered plimsoll wedged in a tree…or some other random piece of clothing residing somewhere it shouldn’t? If you’re anything like me, you’ll glance at it curiously, wondering for a…
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Last month I was in hospital having an operation. I was left to wait until almost 6pm for the procedure, despite it being boiling hot, with no aircon, and I’d been Nil By Mouth since 7am. During that time it was just me, alone in a room, with my notes. Of…
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Since my very first visit to Thailand (in 2008, as one leg of an epic round-the-world trip), it has held a special place in my heart: the people, landscape, food, wildlife, and culture – all of these factors combine to make this one of my favourite…
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When you see something shocking, you can’t simply ‘un-see’ it (as much as you’d like to) – it swirls in your mind, vying for attention as your brain tries to process it; make sense of what your eyes have just witnessed. This is what happened when those…
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Once upon a time there was a woman. We’ll call her Little Miss Organised. The woman had a life plan, and was happily ticking things off her wish list in the order they appeared: study hard, pass exams, get a job, meet a man, fall in love, buy a house, get…
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My name’s Sam and I have a confession: I’m a travel addict. Seeing the world, embracing new cultures, meeting new people – it’s my favourite pastime. So when I found myself at one of life’s crossroads aged 31, I decided it was time for another adventure.…
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Do you ever lie awake at night feeling stuck, or anxious? Like you can’t – or won’t – achieve something? That everyone else seems to be playing this crazy board game called Life so much better than you are? Like you’ve started playing the game, only to…
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