It usually starts with assuming that because I'm a black guy I'm always up for a conversation about my penis size.Now, it's almost always met with laughter and usually deemed to be complimentary but when you really think about it you start to realise the whole conversation is quite demoralising after your fifth conversation of night.A candle had fallen on to the bed were the pair were napping and set fire to Shamiam's head.
Emma would usually edit photos before they went online but because she was tagged there was no avoiding how she looked'I bought a Fitbit to monitor my exercise so I would do 10,000 steps a day.
It was just small changes like taking my daughter for a walk in her pushchair every morning, and walking the dog every evening.'After joining Slimming World Emma started approaching food in a mindful way and lost ten stone in a year.
‘I now call myself “Scarface” but really you can hardly see it.
There was a big hole where the cancer was cut out but the ophthalmic surgeon who stitched me up did it sympathetically,’ she says cheerfully of the operation, which involved two consultants.‘I was really worried how I might look after the operation, but apart from a little ridge across my nose, I think it’s livened up that eye. I’m not ready to slip from the mortal coil just yet.’Reassuring to hear, given Lorraine’s revelation to a newspaper last week that she planned to end her life in the Dignitas suicide clinic in Switzerland, rather than suffer a long and painful decline in her final years.
Or are some gay women much more flexible about who they fall in love with?
These were certainly the questions on many people's lips this week, when it was revealed that Cabinet Minister Chris Huhne's mistress, Carina Trimingham, had dropped her female partner of a number of years in favour of a man.
Looking at my four children racing around the garden with their father, it seems almost impossible to believe that only a few years ago I never imagined having a family.
Or rather, when I did stop to think of myself as becoming a mother, I imagined the only way I'd do so would be through an anonymous sperm donor.
For some, this fact was more shocking than the betrayal of Huhne's wife, which is a familiar enough yarn in the world of politics.