Tag Archives: feminism

Vlog: Performance Poetry

I have had a pretty inspiring week.  Various things have got me thinking about our feelings about ourselves since becoming Mums; our place in society and our Mummy body image and so, with Loretta away and still blogging more often than me (shame on me) I though I could use this inspiration for good and attempt our first VLog. So, the inspiration… Firstly,

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The Sex and Power report – are we doing our bit?

I’m sure the special report, Sex and Power: Who Runs Britain? – published by Counting Women In, this week that revealed the shocking absence of women from UK public life did not escape many people’s notice, especially if you happen to be a woman!   The report showed that women are decreasing their representation in society and increasingly being excluded

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Haircuts, Kate Middleton and women in the media

I have read a few articles in the last week or so and they, plus a comment about my new haircut, got me thinking about women and appearance.  I am not one for appearances.  I hardly ever wear make-up; my clothing choices are mainly based on comfort and practicality over fashion and I get my hair cut about twice a

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Women and the Olympics

During the opening ceremony I tweeted about the fact that London 2012 is the first games with female parity and that prompted much discussion.  That combined with the fact that a woman, cyclist Lizzie Armitstead, won team GB its first medal today; women’s football was the first event of the 2012 Olympics; and the personal fact that OH and I

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