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Women in the News – Cathy Newman

Posted on June 2nd, 2017 by

No pun intended, but Cathy Newman is really in the news, both as in journalist on Channel 4 News, and also, this week she’s making news herself, in the i newspaper. One of the most recognisable faces on Channel 4 News, Newman joined the show in 2006,

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How to Belittle Powerful Women

Posted on March 28th, 2017 by

How women are viewed in the media. Beautiful legs or too intelligent with friends so husband can beat you? It’s a plethora of mixed messages but the outcome is always the same, women are discriminated against.

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Women in the News – Vera Lynn

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by

Dame Vera Lynn turned 100 years old this week so of course, I just had to include her in the blog. She is an icon and is about to top the UK album, charts! Sing away, darlings, to her dulcet tones.

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Women in the News – Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Posted on March 17th, 2017 by

Meet award winning journalist, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, winner of Columnist of the Year, PressAwards. 2017. She is a champion of equality an women’s rights and not afraid to go where angels fear to tread.

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Women in the News – Tamsin Greig, Actor

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by

Tamsin Greig is playing in Shakespeare. Not especially surprising news, she’s a very good actress. However, she is playing a role usually taken by a man and that is unusual. In Shakespeare’s day men usually took on the women’s roles and Tamsin says she can see no reason why women shouldn’t play parts usually taken by men. “There is no part that a woman can’t do” she said. Tamsin is performing the role of Malvolio, in Twelfth Night, directed by

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Women in the News – Alex Morgan

Posted on January 20th, 2017 by

Alex Morgan is a footballer with a great ambition. Put simply, she doesn’t just want to be the best she can be. She wants to be the very best in the World. Inspiring stuff! The first in our ‘Friday Lunchtime Inspiration’ reads.

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