• Judith's Divorce Blog http://judithsdivorceblog.blogspot.com/

    This blog comprises reflections and emotions associated with divorce as perceived by an experienced divorce practitioner but perhaps presented from a slightly different, frequently fictional, angle. It is intermingled with press releases and campaign material issued by Resolution


  • De Feet


    Shoes – objects of adoration and much satisfaction for so many women, with colours and styles for all occasions. Regardless of the bunions, posture problems... Read more

    Posted on 23 October 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Worry Beads

    Worry Beads

    Outdoor Man and I have recently returned from a trip to Greece during which we travelled back from the island of Paxos by speedboat. Read more

    Posted on 22 October 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Inequality


    I am sure that I have referred before in this blog to divorce leaving one party (usually the husband) feeling that has had to pay too much to the other party... Read more

    Posted on 16 October 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Warning Notice

    Warning Notice

    Whilst out and about yesterday, I spotted interesting advice on a plaque: “Don’t marry for money,” it read, “It costs less to borrow it!” Maybe there's a new... Read more

    Posted on 03 October 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Filling the Frame

    Filling Frame

    So the good old tax disk has been abolished. That circular paper certificate that always came with perforations on a square sheet of paper, leaving you in a hig... Read more

    Posted on 02 October 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • A Painful Divorce

    Painful Divorce

    David Cameron described the potential outcome of a Yes vote in the Scottish referendum as a painful divorce rather than a trial separation today. Read more

    Posted on 15 September 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Six Inches Makes All the Difference

    Inches Makes Difference

    Research published by sociologists at New York University recently suggests that short men remain married longer than their taller counterparts. Why on earth... Read more

    Posted on 31 August 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • A Lesson from Kerala

    Lesson from Kerala

    A few years ago we travelled as a family to Kerala, the spice garden of India, in the south of the country. It was a fascinating experience and although so... Read more

    Posted on 30 August 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • A Fictional Account

    Fictional Account

    As news of Robin Williams’ sad demise broke today, I remembered first watching him in “Mork and Mindy”, that hilarious television sitcom from the late... Read more

    Posted on 12 August 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Marriages Made in Heaven

    Marriages Made Heaven

    News at the weekend included reference to the celebrations taking place to acknowledge that the twinning of Dull in Scotland with Boring in Oregon, USA has... Read more

    Posted on 11 August 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Heat Wave

    Heat Wave

    I have been fortunate in being able to spend last week's soaring temperatures fanned by sea breezes amongst Scotland's sea lochs. Read more

    Posted on 29 July 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • The Bite


    There have been a number of times this summer when, for obvious reasons (ie biting flies) I have been reminded of the quote of Anita Roddick: “If you think... Read more

    Posted on 19 July 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • In the News


    Notwithstanding retirement, I do of course continue to take an interest in legal developments and cases especially those relating to divorce. Read more

    Posted on 18 July 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Le Grand Depart (Yorkshire)

    Grand Depart (Yorkshire)

    It is an established and by no means unsurprising phenomenon that alcohol and celebrations can be an explosive cocktail, sufficient to sever a marriage that is... Read more

    Posted on 08 July 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Brutal


    One of the good things about not going to work is being able to start the piles of unread books that seem to have entered my home over the last decade or more.... Read more

    Posted on 02 July 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Retirement


    Officially I retire tomorrow on 30th June but with accrued holiday my last day in the office was actually on the 18th. I am now weaning myself off the routine... Read more

    Posted on 29 June 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • A Wedding


    I attended the wedding of an extended family member today. It was what commentators describe as a thoroughly classic wedding with the traditional bridal gown,... Read more

    Posted on 28 June 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Kefalonian Idyll

    Kefalonian Idyll

    Last week I travelled to Kefalonia on holiday. It is a beautiful destination; very peaceful and quiet. It's been at least 10 years since I visited Greece and I... Read more

    Posted on 26 June 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • On Display


    The Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb will be exhibiting at London’s Southbank Centre this summer. A couple of years ago Apprentice Man (who really... Read more

    Posted on 12 May 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY
  • Let It Go

    Whilst married people can be healthier and happier than their single counterparts the results of a study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison has shown... Read more

    Posted on 30 April 2014 DIVORCE, FAMILY