Menopause & Me

Fashion editor and freelance journalist Alyson Walsh is famous for her chic grey hair and effortless, ageless style. Having found herself unprepared for menopause, she says we all need to talk about it much more.
We’ve grown up with Patsy Kensit, from her childhood debut in an advert for Bird’s Eye frozen peas, to her successful acting career. And let’s not forget the Cool Britannia years with Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher. Now 51, she reveals how menopause made her feel she was losing her mind.
Chef Skye Gyngell won a Michelin star at Petersham Nurseries in London, then surprised everyone by suddenly leaving the restaurant. Looking back, she blames ‘menopause insanity’ and reveals how her whole life was turned upside down.