Wednesday inspiration

Wednesday inspiration

It’s been a really productive, positive week (already – and it’s only Wednesday afternoon!) so I treated myself to a print of this quote for my office wall. “Nothing will work unless you do” – by one of my favourite women, writers and feminists, the brilliant Maya Angelou. Available from Etsy.

Why do women still need to ‘Reclaim The Night’ in the UK?

Why do women still need to ‘Reclaim The Night’ in the UK?

Originally published at The Telegraph. As the women-only march ‘Reclaim The Night’ celebrates its 10th anniversary, Sarah Graham explores the extreme measures women still go to protect themselves, when walking home in the evening. This evening (Saturday 22 November) marks the 10th anniversary of the revived Reclaim The Night march in London – an annual … Continue reading

A quick update on October

A quick update on October

Where is this year going? And does anyone remember when I used to be quite good at updating this blog on a regular and timely basis? October is currently in the lead for fastest ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ month ever – probably as a result of turning 25 in September. But then, I have … Continue reading

The Great British Baking Therapy

The Great British Baking Therapy

Originally published at RSCPP.co.uk: The British nation has yet again caught baking fever, as the fifth series of Bake Off reaches its tense conclusion tomorrow, Wednesday 8 October. Baking fans have this year seen The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) promoted from BBC2 to BBC1 and given its very own reaction show, An Extra Slice, where … Continue reading

A week in Bulgaria

A week in Bulgaria

I adore spontaneity, providing it’s very carefully planned By my standards, this was a spontaneous holiday. When, six weeks or so ago, my mother-in-law suggested we join them on their silver anniversary holiday, my response was “fuck it, let’s go.” We booked it 10 minutes later, and she couldn’t believe I’d decided to go for … Continue reading