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Is This The Best Job Description Ever?

Posted on August 14th, 2018 by

Avivah Wittenberg-Cox and I follow each other on Twitter. I am a long time fan of this woman who champions gender equality across the globe and heads up a very successful business helping other companies benefit from being gender balanced. So when she was advertising for new jobs I couldn’t resist looking and what I read amazed me. Best Job Description ever? What do you think?

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Can You Help Me?

Posted on July 16th, 2018 by

A request for some help with a book I am writing. I need your stories and practical examples, please! It’s all about communication between the genders so some stories to bring the research to life would be wonderful. How do you get on talking with the opposite sex? I need to know.

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Celebrating Suffragettes and Women in the Media

Posted on June 8th, 2018 by

Have you seen some of the excellent programmes this week on the history of women’s suffrage? Are you taking part in any of the four women’s processions across the UK this Sunday? Do you have no idea of what I’m talking about? Check out the post and do share if you’re off to a woman’s procession, I’d love to hear from you.

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Newsflash – Mary Beard is in Lego!

Posted on January 26th, 2018 by

Lego Classicists (a breakaway group!) have made a figure of Classicist Professor Mary Beard, and she thinks it looks just like her. What do you think? But who would Mary like to see immortalised alongside her? You can find out here. It’s a classic Mary riposte. Well done to her.

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Is Sexism Alive and Well?

Posted on August 9th, 2017 by

‘I don’t know of one female journalist who hasn’t been discriminated against at work’. Catherine Mayer certainly has and is doing something about it by suing her former employer. More power to her. We have to call out sexism when we can.

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The Importance of Family, a very personal post.

Posted on June 15th, 2017 by

The tragedy of the Grenfell Fire has produced many heroes. This is my personal take on the London Fire Brigade and why it feel like family, and the invisible thread that binds.

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