IWD – volume 2

This post was supposed to be Volume 3 (coming up on Thursday)... but seeing as Lauren Laverne's focusing her Radio 6 show this week on women in music for International Women's Day (IWD), I thought I'd get in early before she steals my IWD Playlist thunder. VOLUME 2 The Brits, Oscars, Golden Globes, BAFTA's - [...]

FFS – The Shaviour

Shaving for me is like trying to get the last bit of ketchup out of a bottle, it's like temperature control in an office (too hot, too cold, never right), it's like finding somewhere you really want to eat but realising they don't accept card and the closest cash machine is a 10 minute walk [...]

Feminism Up

Feminism Up is a monthly online newsletter that aims to encourage discussion around sexism and inequality. It is ran by Kath at Binging on Beetroot and I was recently very honoured to be asked to write an article for it. The newsletter comes out on the 1st of every month and I'm sure November's issue [...]

Women in Football

Women in Football

Unfortunately our Lionesses were knocked out last night in the Euro semi-finals by the Netherlands. But regardless of that 'failure', they still reached their second semi-final in three years. They should be proud of this. We all should be. "If the men’s team were doing this well, they’d have changed the name of our currency [...]

The Monthly Gift

My first ever blog post back in December last year was about Monthlies, a period subscription box. Their boxes are filled with sanitary products, all organic and plastic, chlorine, animal testing free. For every box you purchase, 20% of the profits will go to support women and girls in the UK and abroad. I still use Monthlies, they are [...]

Step Up

For regular readers you will know that I am currently raising money for Labour Behind the Label who are a charity that campaigns to improve conditions and empower workers in the global garment industry. This month they launched a campaign for shoe brands to Step Up and tell us where our shoes are made. In 2014 [...]