Category: Ongoing

Here’s Why You Probably Need Some Pleather Leggings This Winter

Right. Hear me out on this, because I’m one totally serious. It’s entirely possible that the most important clothing purchase you make this winter will be a pair of leggings that, on first inspection, look a tiny little bit like they might’ve once been a bin bag. I know,...

Sell Me Something! (I’m a Sucker Now. I’ll Buy It).

I don’t mean to brag, OK, but I know my way around the internet. Although I’m a Gen Xer, I was born right at the tail end of that slot (you know the one! It was the part of the generation where there was a dotcom bust just as we...

The Madonna-Whore Dichotomy is Still Real – and I’m So Over It

When I cheated on my husband, I also cheated on my family. I treated those blameless, beloved people extremely badly, either overtly or by negligent and selfish default. I have never hidden from that at all. The fact that I was given any chance at all to repair these relationships...

The “Mother of Feminism” Finally Got a Statue! …oh.

Mary Wollstonecraft, “The Mother of Feminism”, is someone we don’t hear enough about. She died before she was forty but in her short life, she wrote a seminal feminist book (A Vindication of the Rights of Woman), set up a boarding school, became one of the first women to make...