I Took My Kids To A Protest March, And I’d Do It Again

Of course, the Men of Twitter had something to say about it. When I posted a photo of my two boys holding their carefully hand-written signs at the Women's March on London last month, a couple of them were right on the case. 'The parents should take that kids [sic] advice and stop doing this … Continue reading I Took My Kids To A Protest March, And I’d Do It Again

Why Trump was the last straw that poked me off Facebook

  It was Donald Trump wot did it. Did what? Oh, well, aside from bringing incendiary fascism into public discourse, cultivating a urine-flavoured candyfloss hairstyle, and delivering all his speeches in a voice that sounds like an old man farting into a set of bagpipes, which you'd think would be enough to be going on … Continue reading Why Trump was the last straw that poked me off Facebook

If Brexit’s getting a bit much, here are three things you can watch instead

Oh, my loves. We're all going to hell in a handcart, aren't we? You could've been a junior writer in the tenth season of Lost, and you'd have rejected this weekend as a bit far-fetched. The pound gone off a cliff, the prime minister resigned, the opposition imploding, more money wiped from the markets than … Continue reading If Brexit’s getting a bit much, here are three things you can watch instead

It isn’t much, but it’s all we’ve got

I am running again. Three times a week I squeeze into Lycra, make sure I have music and a podcast on my phone, and set off. It's been a long time since I've been out, and at first it hurt abominably. My body has got into some poor habits. I barely managed to keep running … Continue reading It isn’t much, but it’s all we’ve got