Another month, another (very) belated work update! Back in May I wrote about the first phase of my work on Road to Equality, a suffrage centenary project I’d been working on in partnership with Google Arts & Culture and The Mayor of London. On 11 June, the second, much broader, part of that project launched, […]
I’ve been a little quiet on social media this month – largely because I’ve had my head down in various commercial and personal projects that I can’t post very much about.
Originally published at The F Word. As the name suggests, Made In Dagenham: The Musical is the latest retelling of the story of the fight for equal pay by an amazing group of women machinists from the Ford factory in Dagenham, in musical theatre form. Much like the 2010 film, Made In Dagenham: The Musical […]
In May I edited Mental Health Awareness Week for Feminist Times while Deborah was away. As part of this, I visited an inspiring group of (almost exclusively women) protestors occupying their community mental health clinic, Lifeworks, in Cambridge. Two weeks ago I had a very exciting phone call from one of the women occupying, to give me […]
From the Irish Independent: A pregnant woman died in hospital following a miscarriage after her family requested an abortion to try to save her life. Three separate investigations are under way into the death which happened in Galway University Hospital. The 31-year-old married woman, Savita Halappanavar, is understood to have died from blood poisoning. […] […]
As a rule, I don’t blog about religion. Ever. Partly because my relationship with the Church is ambivalent at best, and partly because it lays me open to ridicule from secular feminists and abuse (murderer, baby killer, etc.) from the types of Christians I’m going to write about. But last night, unable to attend the […]