Boys don’t cry

Boys don’t cry. Any boy-mama knows this isn’t true. My 5-year-old son cries with the best of them. And I’m cool with that. But does…

MIND THE gender pay GAP

Does Carrie Gracie resigning from her £135K BBC job have anything to do with you and me? Carrie Gracie, former China editor for the BBC,…

Happy New Year already!

Happy 2018! I know I’m a couple of days early but, truly, we’re done with 2017. Really done. So much so that it already feels…

I’m crap at multitasking and so …

Women are crap at multitasking. Whatever you think you know about the superiority of the female race and our innate ability to perform more than…

Confessions of a houseplant virgin

Yesterday I bought my FIRST EVER houseplants. Here they are: three string of hearts and an ivy, having a drink in the kitchen before finding…

Who’s your fictional doppelganger?

It turns out that Clarice Bean’s mum and I were separated at birth. Spiritually, at least. If you don’t know who Clarice Bean is, she’s…

Why I posted #MeToo and what it …

I posted #MeToo on Facebook this Monday. Along with nearly 8 million other women who used the hashtag to remember suffering sexual assault and/or harassment.…