Running for Ireland, raising sons, matching socks, getting the gravy right, going on Countdown " Maxine has faced lifes challenges. Now 62, shes leaving home on a bicycle. It's downhill from here. It'll be like a gap year. Maybe a very long gap year. It could even be the gap between parenting... and death. Maxine has been on BBC Radio 4's Womans Hour and RTE. Once the Fringe is over, she'll head off on the next stage of her life-cycle, reporting back in 2019. Top 10 feminist fatales (Chortle.co.uk). Outstandingly funny (Entertainment.ie). 'Razor-sharp' (VisitDublin.com).