Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Is 30 the new 40? My article on female ageing, the cult of youth & FEELING INVISIBLE!
Sunday Telegraph, 6th October 2013

Maybe it first hits you in the changing-room when you don’t recognise the tired-looking woman in the mirror, and then realise it’s you; or the first time you walk past a construction site and can’t raise a friendly leer from the builders, let alone a wolf-whistle. Recently I ran past some builders in my shorts and vest; they didn’t bat an eyelid. I felt invisible. Not that I want to be heckled, but it’s nice to be seen, to feel that people are enjoying the view. You notice when it stops. As a woman, this is what ageing means...

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