Ranty-Friday: Does Facebook Make Me a Bad Housewife?

Aside from the fact that I think smart phone manufacturers are in league with Vision Express in making screens smaller so that anyone over the age of 30 will need a stronger prescription after a year of use, I'm increasingly concerned by my own use of Facebook let alone anyone elses. I'm not talking about … Continue reading Ranty-Friday: Does Facebook Make Me a Bad Housewife?

Treat me like a lady…

So it's Women's Day...I really wonder how this is the case. Surely it's 2013? Women are equal? But what exactly does it say about the global status of women if we still need to have a 'day'?I make no apologies or attempt to hide the fact that I'm a feminist. A domestic feminist at that. … Continue reading Treat me like a lady…

My Fabric Family Tree…

I've been tidying and having a sort out recently(were hopefully selling our house) and I realised that I have something of a fabric obsession. It's genetic. Can't argue with it.Then I got me a thinking about where all these pieces came from, and there were some good times...Some pretty icky screaming baby times too, but … Continue reading My Fabric Family Tree…

A Defence of Jam and Jerusalem…

A jam wall, physically fending off EU legislation...So the EU (not content with investing time and more money into tackling the economic crisis and making delayed decisions about extraditing terrorists) have decided to pick on the stalwart, nay the backbone of British society -the Women's Institute. Although it's not just the WI who are targeted … Continue reading A Defence of Jam and Jerusalem…

Getting your feminist knickers in a twist…

I recently watched a great BBC Three documentary by Cherry Healey all about how to get a life (clearly looking for some sort of deeper philosophical inspiration there...). Anyway, the programme featured a group of female Cambridge students who had adopted the motto 'grow it, don't mow it' in relation to their armpitty-bits. Ok, so … Continue reading Getting your feminist knickers in a twist…