I have a room of my own. The smallest in the house. I can see the garden and the seasons changing in front of my window. Sometimes, all the seasons pass in a single day. There is one bookshelf full of books and pictures line the walls. These pictures have been carefully curated and hung … Continue reading A Room of One’s Own Revisited
The dream was equality. Eventually. Inevitably. It would happen. Every year women take to the streets with placards documenting ongoing Domestic violence. Rape. Income inequality. Everyday sexism. Intersecting racisms. Endemic ageism. 49.6% of the world’s population are not equal. At all. Every year he gives her flowers; Mimosa blossoms (if he … Continue reading Flowering Equality
One day for women To give cards and gifts that say Hooray for this day!
Reflections on Writing and Friendship Your plan for today was to write hard and fast, Control, seize and capture the words that would last the test of all time, beyond human recall, Instead you are daydreaming and your fingers have stalled. ‘Remember this moment!’ she loudly declared, ‘What moment?’ You ask her whilst climbing … Continue reading A Moment of Swans
Grey mornings,Damp windows,A cold house full of sleeping people.Your face is tired, full of lines and folds,It’s not a face made for growing old.All the serums and creams cannot turn back Time,Feminism tells you, ageing's not a crime.Theoretically that’s true,Practically such shit:If you walked around naked, you’d look a right tit.Those tits once so firm … Continue reading Lipstick