I have invented retrospective resignation
I believe people are allowed to join in politics. I joined the Green Party when the BBC said Nigel Farage could be all over the telly all the time because his then party had more members than the Greens. So did around 60 000 other people – people want to have an effect in politics.…
Don’t shout at me about Assange
We don’t trust the media on issues we know about, because we are equipped to see the lies and the smears – and yet we tend to believe them on issues we don’t know so much about.
Generating Unnecessary Heat
I went to watch the HBC cabinet meeting tonight (7th Jan, 2019) because everyone’s been up in arms in recent weeks over an apparently outrageous decision by our council to build large solar arrays on beautiful bits of the countryside around our town.
It could have been me
One woman’s story: it’s been a year since Maria McLachlan was attacked. This guest post by Paula Boulton is an example of the journey many of us have been on in the last 12 months.
Why Come to the Great Gender Debate?
For over 100 years – actually, probably for over a thousand – women have been fighting for equal rights in most societies around the world. That experience means that women already active in such campaigns have a natural affinity for other disadvantaged groups when they stand up for their own rights. So where did what…
On achieving unity in the midst of battle
Like many women recently, I’ve just seen my life implode. This, surprisingly perhaps, is a good thing.
A message to male ‘feminists’
Oh alright then, if no-one else will – here’s my blog going all lavatorial again…
No Post Today
Have you noticed just how many services and facilities just shut down the minute their managers saw snow falling from the sky?