Entries by Ruth Lloyd-Williams

Be a lady, they said…

Have you seen the video that’s going viral at the moment? Released at the end of February featuring actress Cynthia Nixon reading a piece of prose written by Camille Rainville (Writings of a Furious Woman). One powerful piece of poetry, written about the conflicting demands on women and the impossibility […]

Writing Can Bring Us Together.

Camembert and a glass of red anyone? Combine improving your writing skills with having a great time, in France … Sarah Tyley met Becky Slack round at a friend’s house one night in SW France.  Sarah, the author of Spaghetti Head, and Becky, an experienced journalist and communications consultant, quickly […]


More Flummery and Piffle than Real Contrition over Flack By Carrie Foster The current hand wringing over Caroline Flack taking her own life is as predictable as it is nonsense to think that “Caroline’s Law” will ever be anything other than a social media moment.  Blame the media, blame the […]

Are You One of the Audience or are You Ready to Take to the Stage

Are you one of the audience or are you ready to take to the stage

During 2020 Network She will be working closely with Dani Wallace from the  IATQB Hive to coach 20 women, to deliver their story or their message in to a 20 minute presentation to be delivered at venues across the country.
Women don’t need to find a voice- they have a voice – but not always the platform from which to use it. 

2020 – Let’s Learn Something New!

New decade, new year, new month, new beginnings, new resolutions … that’s a lot of new! I love new, who doesn’t? But I’m not a big fan of new year’s resolutions. I like to think in terms of new habits or small changes you can add into your daily life. […]

To faith, or not to faith?

You’ve gotta have Faith! Isn’t that what George Michael said in 1987, so it must be true!! So what is faith? According to the Internet – faith is the complete trust or confidence in a person, thing or concept. Not something I can say about the British Government at the […]


I grew up in a Christian family. My parents were married in church, which was the way it was done. We attended church for baptisms, weddings, Christmas and sometimes random Sundays. As children we did not go to funerals. We were all christened. We said our prayers at night…although for […]

New Beginnings and Resolutions

Go to the gym and get healthy. Eat less chocolate. Two New Year’s Resolutions that I regularly made and broke within weeks of a new year beginning. I know of people who do ‘dry January’ and are gagging for alcohol by week two. What is it with stupid resolutions that […]