In Praise of Older Women—those who remember to have regular mammograms

I tend to hang on to friendships with older women who have been positively influential in my life. I learn a lot from them, and appreciate their friendship in a different way than I do with peers of my own age. My older mates have been there to advise me, guide me and to teach me things that they know from experience. One such friend is a lady called Sue Donovan. Sue was my … [Read More...]

The Watergate Scandal

The sound of the bell rings through the air and the counter doors are raised. The ladies behind the counter grab their tongs, do some stretching and limber up … [Read More...]

Mrs Woog applies for Love Island

There is currently a show on television called Love Island. It is set in a Villa in Spain. The easiest way to explain it, is that it a bit like musical chairs for … [Read More...]

Woogsworld turns 10 today + GIVEAWAY

On this day, ten years ago, I typed in How To Blog into Google, and set up a little site called Woogsworld. If you had told me that this little blog would grow … [Read More...]

Itchy necks & Hairy eyeballs

One of the unspoken symptoms of being in the throes of peri-menopausal is the onset of incredibly strong urges of irritability. It is full on. Things that you … [Read More...]

Winter is coming

This week, I have done a few things that has signaled to me that Winter is truly on its way. Firstly, I was bringing in the garbage bins from the street, when I … [Read More...]

No Filter

Like me, you might have fond memories of an elderly neighbour who was completely off their rockers. Ones that would yell at you to get off their lawns, or little old … [Read More...]

Some advice for Barnaby Joyce

As sure as death and taxes, there is another thing that no one can avoid. Fucking up is something we all do all the time, and the thing about fucking up is that you … [Read More...]

The Valedictorian of Repulsion

Things around WoogsWorld have been quiet of late. And that is because I have been in convalescence! You see, ten days ago I had an operation on my leg to remove … [Read More...]

A note from the couch

According to the dictionary, the meaning of CONVALESCE is to recover one's health and strength over a period of time after an illness or medical … [Read More...]

The Pyjama Prank

Last Sunday I read the papers and flicked to the horoscopes. Sometimes I believe in this (when the news is good) and sometimes I blow it off as fake news. But last … [Read More...]

A blog post for close friends only….

  Can you believe it was just months ago that I wrote THIS and now my date with Dr. Wines is nigh. Not only is he removing two screws from my leg, a … [Read More...]

Do you believe in signs?

Ok so a strange thing has been happening to me. Stranger than usual I mean. Most days I just get about, doing my thing, hustling, you know the drill. Drink my … [Read More...]

How to beat the blues

In this weeks episode of The Hot Flush, the worlds premiere podcast for the peri-menopausal, Mrs Berry and I discuss how to tame the blues. And we carry on like a … [Read More...]

Gazuntite

Gazuntite is a German word meaning HEALTH and it is supposed to protect you against evil karma after you sneeze. Sneezing is a sound I hear a lot of, as Mr. Woog … [Read More...]

Doctor Google is not always right

Oh isn't the internet a marvellous thing? You basically do not need to leave the house anymore, if you don't want to, which is completely unhealthy by the way. You … [Read More...]

Oven Slaving with Mrs Woog – Chicken and Veggie Tray Bake

It has been quite some time between feeds. I only do recipe blogs when I stumble across something amazing, or accidentally come up with my own masterpiece! Who can … [Read More...]