Meet the Amazing Mothers Ruin in Interview

Posted on April 16th, 2018 by

Mother’s Ruin are an Australian cabaret act dedicated to the passion, promotion and promulgation of facts on GIN. Yes, gin. They are very funny and clever and sing like angels. I saw them at the Bath Comedy Festival and just had to find out a little more about them. They are currently touring the UK. Do catch them if you can.


How News on the Gender Pay Gap Made Me Bald (!)

Posted on April 5th, 2018 by

Companies in the UK had to report on their gender pay gap by April 4th 2018. Predictably results showed women earned less than men. Who knew? Some pretty spurious reasons were proffered as to why this is so, many of which were, frankly, laughable. Gender equality still seems a good way off. It’s enough to send a woman mad.


The End of the Affair… ?

Posted on March 27th, 2018 by

While it’s comforting and reassuring to have your view and lifestyle choices approved by others is it actually good for us? How often do you listen to people who challenge you, who question your cherished views? And has Facebook passed its sell by date? Oh, and my views on Germaine Greer. Plus, check out the early booking of RenewYou offer!


Gender Equality – It’s not just about the money.

Posted on March 20th, 2018 by

There’s been a lot of publicity about the gender pay gap but equality is not just about the money. That is a symptom of how women are treated unequally in our society. Take a look at these two surveys of how differently women are treated in appraisals. It is shocking. Things need to change.


Mothers, Feminism and a Free Mary Beard Book Offer!

Posted on March 14th, 2018 by

Two stories about women and a competition offer. Tell me your inspiring stories about Mothering Sunday and maybe get a free copy of Mary Beard’s book. Supporting other women in a male dominated world is essential if we are to change the status quo and it’s really not too difficult. And I want to hear from you!


Emmeline Pankhurst’s USA Speech. Perfect for International Women’s Day

Posted on March 8th, 2018 by

Video clip. Emmeline Pankhurst and her speech in Hartford, Connecticut, raising funds for the Women’s Social and Political Union. Rousing stuff an just 5 minutes long.

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