All Hail Woodley Women’s Institute!

      All hail Woodley Afternoon Women’s Institute! Having married a Woodley man it felt like a bit of a home advantage (and someone there knew my in-laws – the trouble I’m going to get in! ?). Brilliant group, fantastic atmosphere, lots of laughs...
How the WI has Stayed Relevant for 100 Years

How the WI has Stayed Relevant for 100 Years

I love the WI. Having performed for dozens of groups and with bookings stretching out to 2021 (know this if you know nothing else, they are organised) it has been my absolute pleasure to meet hundreds of women who are hell-bent on supporting not only their fellow...
Stand Up for Sue Ryder

Stand Up for Sue Ryder

It was my absolute privilege to perform stand up at the Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent day hospice in Newbury yesterday. The decision to do so was inspired by the care that the hospice services in Berkshire showed my brother-in-law’s wife, Paula (pictured left with...