Mother Courage

Mother Courage

Hey! You there! Yeah, you. Woman over the age of 30. Have you got a minute? You know how you’re not really sure you want kids? How you’re not totally sold on the whole “giving up your life to raise someone who might end up hating you” thing? You know how you...
Cluster Cluck

Cluster Cluck

When it comes to bridesmaid careers, there are few to rival mine for sheer variety. Lucky Number Ten (I’ve clocked up NINE turns on this rodeo) is scheduled for next July – a month after my own nuptials – at the wedding of two of my favourite people, Liz and...
Once upon a time in Mexico…

Once upon a time in Mexico…

So, even though two weeks away from my “desk” has resulted in a landslide of stuff to do on my return (pre-holiday me HATES post-holiday me’s guts and clearly wanted to make her suffer), my voyage to Mexico has left me buzzed, refreshed and generally more madly in...
The Age of Lena

The Age of Lena

  This week, the world was “rocked” (the world REALLY needs to check itself) by Lena Dunham posting a photo of two negative pregnancy tests on her Instagram account. The snap wasn’t designed as a newsflash, instead it was labelled clearly as a throwback photo and...
Kerning The Gap

Kerning The Gap

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to a very, very special breakfast. On the top floor of The Swan at Shakespeare’s Globe, a group of creative types gathered to eat bagels, mingle and, above all, discuss one very important issue: women’s role in the...