Carrier Bags

If I were into sweeping generalisations I would say that Britishness is synonymous with hardiness: our national psyche might just be ‘make do and mend’, ‘put up and shut up’ or ‘just get on with…

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Tampon Tax

Tampon Tax

Do you remember that time at school, aged around 10 or 11, when the painfully awkward teacher pulled you and all the other girls aside to give you that rite of passage life choice: menstruation…

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Feminism Is Hard

Feminism Is Hard

Sitting at home on Sunday night waiting for inspiration to strike, lamenting the lack of idiotic political news this week and wondering if I really could write a whole column on that time I bought…

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Dining Alone

Dining Alone

As busy as I’ve been lately, the husband has been twice as frantic. He told me so.  Him being double busy is how I ended up eating dinner by myself last month. Out in public,…

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Project Harpoon

Project Harpoon

It doesn’t take much to tip me into rage – an unexpected toe stub or standing in dog poo in the park are high up the list, along with many other un-podiatric things. But now…

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