May 25, 2019
Comments Off on Brexit Stereotypes – a creation of and justification for Brexit?
In January Theresa May came to Stoke on Trent to make a speech in a bid to gain support for her Brexit deal. She was hustled in and whisked out and was probably back in London before most of us … Continue reading
June 2, 2013
Comments Off on Stand up for girls and women
I just saw this Tweet quoting Desmond Tutu: “Boys, it is when you stand up for girls and women that you measure up as a man.” How brilliant. How true. All my life I have been lucky enough to be … Continue reading
October 28, 2012
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It was my birthday recently. Three years ago I was seven years from state pension age, now its ten! I feel like I’m running hard up the down escalator and even if I collapse I’ll have to keep struggling on … Continue reading
July 8, 2012
Comments Off on Is God a misogynist?
My Mum is a member of the Catholic church. My Dad isn’t. When I and my siblings were growing up he wanted us to understand that the church didn’t have a monopoly on righteous behaviour and that he was no … Continue reading