Category Archives: Men

Hawking another cosmic myth

So Stephen Hawking doesn’t understand women, apparently. It’s a neat little PR hook, spun out ahead of the celebrations and mental machinations to be held in his honour to mark his 70th birthday, and the kind of thing press officers … Continue reading

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What Woody Sez

I saw Woody Sez last night – a musical-cum-tribute to the late, great Woody Guthrie, the all-singing American folk hero. Truly, I was eyes-wide in rapture at the music and the stories unfolding in front of me. Throughout his life, … Continue reading

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The failings of the progressive online

I’ll tell you what pisses me off. One, having my gender render me invisible; and two, being told I need to enter the online political mainstream in order to make my opinions matter. Both of these things were lurking in … Continue reading

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Fathers, enter stage left…

I originally wrote this for LabourList, but I thought it could do with a second airing on my own pages: Whether or not you are inclined to believe that the Coalition’s recently announced spending cuts was a tactical rapier to … Continue reading

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