Author Archives: Aisling

Behind closed doors: Healing

At Any Other Woman, you can talk about anything. Anything you want at all. Any subject, any time. We are proud to be able to provide that platform for you, it makes our hearts sing. But we do understand that sometimes there are topics that are too sensitive, too divisive, simply too hard to write about [...]

Categories: Behind Closed Doors, Infidelity
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Holiday reading

Books, glorious books! It’s what we do, really, here at AOW. Linsey has a review of her holiday reads for us today – I’ve only read one (Middlesex) but will be planning to fit the other three onto my ‘to read’ list… Having just returned from a week in Croatia spent mainly reading, eating and [...]

Categories: Books
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Hold on when you get love and let go when you give it

Today’s is from Siobhan and it is a beaut. With her trademark gutsiness, sense of adventure and blinding honesty, Siobhan talks about moving your love and your life, making new friends and leaving old ones behind. In her email to us, Siobhan mentioned that the title of her post is fast becoming her new motto/theme [...]

Categories: Family, Friends and Relationships
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Behind closed doors: life is too short

At Any Other Woman, you can talk about anything. Anything you want at all. Any subject, any time. We are proud to be able to provide that platform for you, it makes our hearts sing. But we do understand that sometimes there are topics that are too sensitive, too divisive, simply too hard to write about [...]

Categories: Behind Closed Doors
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Weekend Wonderings

I’ve done that thing where you see someone else with the work of an amazing artist and then you decide that you love them too and you start telling everyone about this fabulous work like you’re the one that discovered it. Laura snapped a photo of a print that she’d bought for her beautiful baby [...]

Categories: Weekend Wonderings
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Weekend Wonderings

It’s Father’s Day tomorrow, which in our house tends to mean that Philip gets to buy himself whatever the latest bit of woodwork kit he’s lusting after and we all say that it’s from Stella. This also applies for his birthday (next weekend the selfish sod) and Christmas (not soon. Thank goodness.) Stella and I [...]

Categories: Weekend Wonderings
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The best friend blues

I adore this post by Sophie. Flat out LOVE it. I won’t witter on lest I write my own post to introduce it but suffice to say, Sophie, you’re hilarious and honest and ace. *fist bump of solidarity*   Reading an article about the film The Other Woman last week, I came across a quote [...]

Categories: Family, Friends and Relationships
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In an ideal world…

We got married two weeks after I turned 23, 4 years ago tomorrow. We had romantic notions of my being pregnant at our wedding, either announcing the wonderful news to our nearest and dearest there that day or even having a big old bump in the photos to show our son or daughter when they [...]

Categories: Becoming a Mother, Marriage, Written By Aisling
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Notes from a homebirth

We have another birth story to share with you today, this time the birth of lovely Lydia. Emma and Matthew chose a homebirth and I think Emma’s account of the event itself and how they came to decide that a homebirth was for them is so beautiful. The calm and peace shines through and more [...]

Categories: Becoming a Mother
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Any Other Photo {Carly and Mark}

*FATHER OF THE BRIDE KLAXON* I am loving Carly’s AOP so hard and not only for the FotB reference. Non-pro photo submissions are some of my favourites when it comes to AOP, the love and glee just seems extra sharp and shiny… and this from the superbly elegant and totally knock-out Carly is no exception. [...]

Categories: Any Other Photo
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Hello! We're Clare, Aisling and Anna and welcome to a corner of the world where smart, flawed, real women talk about the bigger picture; about their experiences, stories and opinions on all aspects of being a woman today, from marriage to feminism to pretty, too.

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