Posted on March 28th, 2017 by Jane
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.
Posted on March 24th, 2017 by Jane
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.
Posted on March 17th, 2017 by Jane
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.
Posted on February 24th, 2017 by Jane
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
Posted on January 20th, 2017 by Jane
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.