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Why Beige Makes You Ill.

Posted on February 15th, 2019 by

How good are you at looking after yourself. In this post we look at what is a beige diet and how it changed Jeanette’s Hyde’s life, and how attitudes towards women’s bodies are changing as women reclaim the imagery for themselves. Plus, news of a brand new course and a request for help as well as an offer on a special RenewYou day near Bath

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100 First Women. Have You Seen it Yet?

Posted on February 4th, 2019 by

By chance I found myself at an exhibition featuring women only ay Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire. It was the 100 First women project with photographs by Anita Corbin. Glorious! You can read about it. Plus, a couple of musings on the wisdom of older women.

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Sheila Dillon in Interview – Inspirational Woman

Posted on January 22nd, 2019 by

Meet Sheila Dillon from BBC’s The Food programme. Hear her views on ‘puritanical’ food and how she took back some control when diagnosed with cancer. She is passionate about good food for everyone and has some pithy things to say about the food industry. And if she weren’t presenting and writing she’d be a

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Changing ‘The Money Shot’ in Favour of Women, Lucy-Anne Holmes

Posted on January 16th, 2019 by

Lucy Anne Holmes is well known for her successful campaign to put a stop to the notorious page 3. Now she is on another mission to free women. How? Well, check out her latest book, Don’t Hold My Head Down. She is an inspiration and you may just learn something. I did!

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Women’s Voices – We’re Mad But Not Insane!

Posted on November 20th, 2018 by

Women’s voices are not heard. And if we speak up so much that we cannot be ignored we are often subject to abuse, often by doubting our sanity. Because women that question the patriarchy, the established order, must be mad, mustn’t they? Just ask Carole Cadwalladr.

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Do You Care Who is on Your Banknotes? Plus, WWBC!

Posted on November 12th, 2018 by

Have you heard of Ada Lovelace? Most people when they think of scientists fall back on images of men. The Bank of England is looking for suggestions for its new £50 note. Its website features an illustration of a man but wouldn’t it to be good to have a female? You can participate by a quick visit to their website and add your suggestions. Up the Women! Th link to the bank is in the post. Hurry! We don’t have long.

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