A Room of One’s Own Revisited

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

Flowering Equality

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

The Howl

 does it Frighten you having The Howl in your bed or is it quite sexy she laughingly said   for a long time The Howl was something I feared but now yes quite sexy and wonderfully weird   too many men say The Howl is a Surprise which always annoys me don’t they have Mums … Continue reading The Howl

The Pack

They were walking to the pub when The Dark One suggested howling at the moon. Laughing, they arched their necks and howled. Later, when three of them were leaving, they howled a Goodbye and The Rebellious One (smoke trailing from her cigarette), howled in response. Silently they climbed the hill, breath steaming in the cold … Continue reading The Pack