Savvy Article – Womenostop

Pause. Just pause for a moment – either mid-sentence, or mid-life, and consider this question. Why is the beast that brings upon womankind symptoms such as: hot flushes, extreme anxiety, over-thinking and short-term forgetfulness labelled the menopause? It’s got nothing to do with ‘men’, or with ‘pauses’, other than that it gives ‘men’ an excuse…

Savvy Article – The Resistance

Written in  response to How to Navigate a Midlife Career Transition: One Day at a Time. As we approach fifty, or accelerate past it, we represent a resistance to ‘change’ movement in the workplace. The reality is that we have had plenty of years in which to witness the same so-called ‘changes’ having been tried out…

Savvy Poem – Worthlessness

Am I worth less than a life that is half my age? If that is the case, then why do they double me up, paying me twice as much as my younger self, only to then let go of my worthlessness – to save themselves from the cost of my pricelessness? Copyright owned by Jay…

Silly Poem – Decommissioned

We’ve done what we can, but … we can no more control you than abandon.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, July 2019   Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay   Other posts by Jay Cool. Please read and leave a review. 55: Finiarted 21: Daredevil Dinah 12: Clean Oven A Recent View: A Silly…

Intimidation

The years advance and she backtracks, shrinking and shrivelling, arthritic hips, knee-joints and feet, reducing her movements to the crunching of a shovel, scraping upon gritted concrete. She thinks that she is insignificant now, passing through middle age to a lesser existence, to an existence of otherness. Others, though, others see her in all of…

Figured

*Disclosure:  You need to be aware, that this post has affiliate links, meaning that if you click through to Amazon, via the book images, and choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission  at no extra cost to yourself. Figuring it out, there’s no need for me to work on it. Out there,…