Imagine a sisterhood—across all creeds and cultures. An unspoken agreement that we, as women, will support and encourage one another. That we will remember we don’t know what struggles each of us may be facing elsewhere in our lives and so we will assume that each of us is doing our best …

 Gillian Anderson

For those of you who were addicted to 9 seasons of the X-Files, you will have watched 202 episodes.

The iconic duo of FBI agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) made our hearts and minds flutter every week as they investigated paranormal phenomena.  It was always a must watch for me.

Just Mulder and Scully against the unknown

Back in 1993 Gillian Anderson had it all.  She looked fantastic, her acting … utterly mesmerizing.  Nothing has changed.  She still looks stunning and if you haven’t watched The Fall; you must. Allan Cubitt’s brilliantly crafted crime drama is guaranteed to stretch and titilate your lust for suspense to  the extreme.

Over the years, in between Gillian’s astounding contribution to stage and screen, she has managed to write a few books.  The latest of which is

Written with journalist Jennifer Nadel – two friends who for the last decade have stumbled along together, learning, failing, crying, laughing, and trying again.

Gillian has recently spoken spoken candidly about her own struggle with depression and is a figurehead for MQ – transforming mental health through research.  They highlight the fact that 1 in 4 people are affected by mental illness every year.  Strange that so many of our brightest lights struggle with this often unseen disorder.  We should all support the research and help people with mental health issues.  Sometimes the call for help signs are not obvious and sometimes the help comes too late.

Have just ordered We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere for the Lost Blogs Library and I am very excited about reading it.

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