Anya Harris

Anya Harris
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Divorced with two young boys (now nine and five), we live down on the south coast, near Brighton, England, UK. I've travelled quite a bit and have a background in the City, having worked my way up from Junior to Associate Director in Banking and International Money Broking. Since then, I've spent a long time exploring and working in the fields of Alternative Medicine. My blog is in the Top Ten Most Influential UK Single Parent blogs.
Post-40 Bloggers - world covered in black plastic bag
Following Marine Environment Consultant Atlanta Cook’s Facebook posts has really opened my mind to the perils of plastic. There was one picture in particular, much like this one underneath, that really resonated with my soul.  She was way ahead of the pack when it came to carrier bags and continues...
Worried older woman with mirror
Oh, Anya, we feel your pain. I remember being called 'Mum' once whilst going about my business in a hardware store (Just Call Me Madam). And no, I was not related to the nubile young thing AND I had combed my hair that day...and not worn slippers outside of...
Mother feeding toddlers
Why is it a woman who is a single parent has to justify her reason for being so, whilst men who are single dads are celebrated as heroes? Until Anya, from Older Single Mum, made this observation, I had never really thought about it. Being a single mum is not easy. It’s often...
Sociopath man
Some things hit you between the eyes. Others take a little longer, then whack you around the face to boot, as if to wake you from your stupor. And then, you're finally free. 'He's a Sociopath,' someone had said. 'A Sociopath?' I thought. 'Psychopath' had often crossed my mind, but 'Sociopath?' What...