Recent work: Google/Somerset House, postnatal contraception, and mental health at festivals

July saw me back at Google Arts & Culture, working with them on a couple of projects – including one with Somerset House, which explores their Summer 2019 programme of exhibitions, projects and events celebrating immigration, diversity, identity, and black creativity. I also wrote features for both Patient and Refinery29, respectively exploring new mums’ contraceptive […]

To merge or not to merge?

To merge or not to merge?

For Inside Housing, news editor Carl Brown and I spoke to housing professionals and legal experts about the pros and cons of housing association mergers, and what in increase in merger activity will mean for the sector. Click here to read the article in full (subscription required.)

£500 million Easter indulgence in perspective

Originally published at Feminist Times. A recent episode of the BBC’s Supermarket Secrets saw everyone’s favourite Masterchef judge Gregg Wallace stood in a chocolate factory watching molten Belgian chocolate being sprayed into a plastic owl mould, in what appeared to be an elaborate advert for Waitrose’s brand new Easter range of woodland chocolate animals. You can […]

Vicky Pryce’s time in Holloway: famous past inmates

Originally published at Islington Now. Vicky Pryce was moved to an open prison at the weekend to serve out her eight month prison sentence, after spending just four days in Holloway prison. As Ms Pryce settles in to East Sutton Park, we look at other famous inmates of Holloway’s cells. Built in 1852, Holloway was originally a […]