Our writers

We love our writers!

We have lots of wonderful writers on the Mutton Club. Here are our regular contributors.

 

Alexandra newAlexandra Boyd‘s been in the film industry for over 30 years. She’s passionate about film and the roles  women play in film – in front of and behind the camera. She spent ten years acting in Hollywood where her film credits include James Cameron’s Titanic, Mr Holland’s Opus and Luc Besson’s From Paris With Love. She returned to the UK, and after a stint on Coronation Street, become a screenwriter and film director.  She is shooting her debut feature, Widow’s Walk, a supernatural thriller set in her native Suffolk. www.NewThirtyPictures.com  On Twitter: @AlexActWrDir  Check out Alexandra’s fabulous film reviews.

 

Elizabeth Milovidov 150Dr Elizabeth Milovidov is an eSafety Consultant at European Schoolnet, a consortium of 30 Education Ministries. She provides support on the ENABLE project (European Network Against Bullying in Learning & Leisure Environments) and other projects protecting children online. She’s a lawyer and law professor, and regularly intervenes as an independent expert on Children’s Rights and the Internet for the Council of Europe. Check out www.digitalparentingcoach.com and her free newsletter. On Twitter: @DigiParentCoach  See Elizabeth’s great advice on, digital safety tips for teens and a digital detox.

 

Enola 150Enola Wright is a mother of three, step mum of two and step grandma to three. She writes about how a life changing rare illness affected her as she reached the very top of her career aspirations and how this has bought about a different kind of normal. She founded and runs the UK insulinoma support website.  Read Enola’s hilarious thoughts on procrastination and experience.

 

 

Carla StCarla Stocktonockton graduated in May 2016, at age 69, with an M.F.A. in Nonfiction Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. She is also a mother of three, grandmother of two, writer, theatre director, filmmaker, teacher, and traveller.  Too Much of Nothing, her first book recounting her experiences as an older woman re-entering the youth-dominated arena of higher education and publishing, is in process, as is her translation of King Gordogan, by Radovan Ivšič .  Check out Carla’s very personal take on the Netflix series Grace and Frankie and her heartfelt writing on job search age discrimination

 

Pam Kenworthy 150Pam Kenworthy OBE qualified as a solicitor in 1982 and was awarded an OBE for services to Legal Aid in 2014. She worked at Thompsons the trade union practice specialising in personal injury and discrimination law and also taught and lectured in employment law at both Sheffield universities and Sheffield College. On returning to legal practice Pam became a partner in regional law firm Howells in 1994 and from 2007 headed up their publicly funded telephone advice services (Community Legal Advice). She now runs her own legal services consultancy.  Read Pam’s thought-provoking impressions on the EU referendum and the midlife pay gap.

 

Laura Willoughby 150Laura Willoughby MBE is a former politician, business woman and inveterate campaigner. She was a councillor on Islington Council in London for 12 years and the Chief Executive of The Food Chain and Move Your Money UK. She set up Club Soda in 2014 to help people quit or cut down on their drinking. On Twitter: @lcwilloughby  Read about Laura’s own alcohol journey and the impact of alcohol on the menopause.

 

 

Rachel Lankester

Rachel Lankester is the founder and editor of the Mutton Club. She has a background in corporate communications and sustainability, and has found her passion helping women feel good about life at any stage and particularly midlife.  She’s rather introverted but still has an awful lot she wants to communicate to the world!  She loves yoga, singing, travel and anything to do with China. On Twitter: @rlankester (but mostly @TheMuttonClub)  Read Rachel’s thoughts on Cuba and her review of Ai Weiwei’s controversial work.

 

 

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