abby, margaret

< back to her stories blog I spent my first 18 years in Rotherham. Love and work brought me to Southampton. 22 years later, I still love living by the water – I feel like I live on holiday. Love affair ended before I met my husband, James. With the arrival of 3...

anna, helen, sue

< back to her stories blog I moved to Southampton in 2006 for a new job working for an engineering company. In te last 10 years I’ve joined a couple of outdoor clubs and love going to the New Forest on my bike and for walks. I am involved with Solent Mind helping...

rebecca, róisín, lynda

< back to her stories blog I came to Southampton 2 years ago to work as a midwife. During my time here I have had the opportunity of meeting lots of strong women as they journey through pregnancy. Happy times, sad times, it has been a privilege. Thank you women of...

bea, abigail, jane

< back to her stories blog Hates the traditional bra. Loves a good shed Three promotions in a very difficult year     I used to buy bras from Ann Summers and then I stopped wearing underwear and I am writing my own story For nearly 11 years she stayed strong...