Book club shortlist

A couple of times a year we put together a shortlist of books and our (Women Aloud St Albans) members vote on the ones they’d like to read for our monthly book club. If you’re local to St Albans and want to come along to our monthly book club you can reserve your place here [read more]

It’s been a while…

Sorry for going quiet on you. I didn’t forget you, you’ve still been in my thoughts. There just haven’t been enough hours in the day to do it all. I didn’t want to press the pause button on Women Aloud but something had to give. I’m hopeful of getting back on track but I’m feeling [read more]

My Secret Little Demon

I have a story to tell. A story of guilt and responsibility. A story of my secret demon who’s walked by my side for 15 years. A demon I’ve seen less and less of as the years have passed, but one who has no problems sneaking the “This is your fault you know” at opportune [read more]

Teacher tales: Jumping ship bedecked in jewels

I’d been in teaching for 10 years but the job had become less and less fulfilling for me. In truth, it became too much. So, after months, perhaps years, of fretting over what to do instead…I quit! My name is Natalie, I’m 32 years old, and this is my story… It seems remarkable that it’s [read more]