A Rubber Face with a Stripper's Name
Katja never planned to have twins—but then, she hadn’t planned to raise them as a single mother either. Life has a funny way of seeing how far it can push you.
Pepper and Magnus were born into a flat in Richmond, London, a long way from Katja’s native Denmark, to a mother stretched to breaking point. Kat’s flower shop, a business she’d raised from the ground herself, was...more
A rubber face with a stripper's name is a memoir of a single mother raising twins and a successful business. This is the story of Katja Berg and how she survived; her childhood; messy separation of her parents; her first heartbreak; setting up a successful business; falling in love; being pregnant with twins and a broken engagement. Thos story will ...more
The author, Ms. Berg, is a succ ...more
Katja Berg is your average, every-day, solo-mum who has gone through the trials and tribulations of falling in love with the wrong person and being left saddled with two children and a mountain of debts by her wastrel partner. A Rubber Face with a Stripper’s Name is her poignant story of her struggle to cope with the pressures of everyday life that being left in that situation can put on you. Born and raised in Denmark, Katja emigrated to Britain ...more
The book is written in chronological order, from her childhood until she found herself. She takes us on quite a journey, from a loner teen to a single woman starting her own business to falling i ...more
Katja, born Danish, moves to London in search of better work prospects. She starts her own business, meets Casper who becomes a partner in her business and life and is soon a mother to twins.
Life starts getting difficult with parenting responsibility, financial problems and an unreliable partner. Katja faces the most harrowing ti ...more
Society tends to be harsher towards single mother especially a divorcee. In this book, the author tells us of how some of her so-called friends showing their true colors when all she needed was their support and a shoulder to cry on.
I like this book because it inspired me of how we should cherish the present and moved on to a better tomorrow an ...more
Overall, this book is definitely a five stars! I highly recommend reading ...more
I just started reading the first chapter What is this life?
I began imagining myself how can I be instead of Katja and I have such a life?
What will I do? how will I think?
And how will I face it all? It was really hard
And now I would like to congratulate you on
your courage, strength and your ability to build something fr ...more
a memoir of a woman who is a parent. A single parent of two kids who struggled to stay afloat. She felt all alone and broken with no one to help her figure out her own thoughts. Yes, she had friends but they didn't really understand her struggles as a single mother. Katja would feel left out of dinner parties because she had no date. She would always let her pride and conscious get the best of her. Which all mothers endure being a mother is hard work and if you don't have a support s ...more
If you are a single mom, experienced the loss of friends, or dealt with a narcissist this book is for you.
My favourite people in her life,besides her family,were Polly and Kirsten.
You did well,Kat.No need to ...more
A Rubber Face with a Stripper's Name is a memoir written by Katja Berg. One of the opening chapters in Berg’s memoir is titled “Dancing on the Edge” and she uses that metaphor to describe how life is for a single parent. Berg came from a relatively dysfunctional family, but she worked through the craziness and built a little business for herself. She fell in love quickly and easily with flowers and floral arrangements, and quickly became the go-to flo ...more
Katja doesn’t shy away from detailing how hard it is raising twins. As a single mom she wants her ...more
A Rubber Face With A Stripper's Name told us a story about Katja Bergーas the authorー a woman who has been through so much hardships, where along the way she has lost herself then fought to find and build it again bit by bit. The author told almost vividly what kind of life, problems, and emotions she had faced to be able to write down this memoirs and shared it with us.
Her story abou ...more