….but we are all fabulous.

Wedding readings

I married my wonderful man last weekend and I had planned a blog post about reconciling feminism and marriage but in the end, the day was not about patriarchy or feminism or anything … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

Georgia O’Keeffe

I went to the Georgia O’Keeffe exhibition at the Tate Modern earlier this week and was mesmerised. I had not known much of her work before other than the flower … Continue reading

August 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The tyranny of TripAdvisor

I have spent the weekend researching and booking a week’s self-catering accommodation in Santorini. It’s finally done, but I almost feel like I need a holiday to recover from the … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · 4 Comments

UN Day against Trafficking and for Friendship

It’s my birthday today. I thought I’d see what else is going on this day and as well as sharing a birthday with Kate Bush, Emily Bronte and Liz Kershaw … Continue reading

July 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

A weekend retreat

A few weeks ago I spent 48 hours at a women only Buddhist retreat centre. It was an interesting experience…     The Taraloka Buddhist Retreat Centre in Whitchurch ( … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

What does an academic do?

What does an academic do? This is a useful question to pose to new undergraduates. But given the below the line comments I have read today about the current strike … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment


I haven’t posted anything for a while – it’s marking season and since most of it is done online, there is little appeal to spending extra time on a computer … Continue reading

May 14, 2016 · Leave a comment