The Super Humans of 2018

It's that time of year again. When the days are at their shortest and the end of the year approaches, I like to share a list of the people who have had positive impact on my life in the previous 12 months and, in my opinion, deserve an award for their greatness. These are some... Continue Reading →

On marriage and name changes

I started planning this post months ago, when I was first writing about getting married, but it somehow slipped off my To Do list until something reminded me last week. A colleague who I don't see all that often (I work for a very large organisation) asked me for my email address, "because you've changed... Continue Reading →

Visible Women: Stylist’s 2018 campaign

This January, Stylist have launched their Visible Women campaign to celebrate the brilliance of all women by: raising the profiles of important women past and present; and empowering future generations to follow their lead. It's an exciting initiative that is timed to coincide with the centenary of women in the UK winning the right to... Continue Reading →

The Great Corset Debate of 2017

At first, I thought it was an April Fool's joke. Ellie Violet Bramley's article for the Guardian on Saturday, entitled 'Let loose: how the corset became the new female power suit' (now thankfully renamed to 'how the corset is being reclaimed by the fashion industry') certainly had all the hallmarks of a wind up. If... Continue Reading →

The Super Humans of 2015

For the last four years I have been bringing my blogging year to a close with a list of fabulous people who have made the last 12 months awesome for me in one way or another. The list began as an opportunity to spread the word and give thanks where they're due - celebrating achievements... Continue Reading →

Art + Feminism = STOPJECTIFY

Back in February 2014 I wrote about a fundraising campaign for a feminist art exhibition called Big Swinging Ovaries. Created by London-based Berliner artist Jess de Wahls, who I interviewed for my Exploring Creativity blog series, the show featured huge sculptural portraits of inspirational women which were all hand made by Jess from recycled textiles,... Continue Reading →

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