Category Archives: Feminism

Quitting the Media: Part IV (Facebook)

Quitting the Media, Part IV, Making Use of Facebook’s Delete Delay (Click here for the ‘Quitting the Media’ series so far, with some ‘Confessions of a Former Liberal’ episodes included) Dealing with “the media” (or maybe the media industrial complex) … Continue reading

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The Shock of the Old

The Shock of the Old: Simone de Beauvoir on Aging and Freedom So this is something I wrote that I turned into a paper for a conference. Only this is an early draft … the conference thing was shorter, but … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Book Launch ‘Underground Women’

Book Launch: Underground Women This is the formal official (and only) launch of my first (and so far only) novel, Underground Women (link takes you to its page on Amazon.com). So you, the massive and discerning and etc. readership of … Continue reading

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Women at the Top

Every so often I receive a newsletter from the Ministry of for Women‘s Affairs which showcases a handful of women high achievers.  I don’t know how many lesser mortals read the newsletter.  No chance we’ll all fit at the top of … Continue reading

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The Cost and Company of Men

Over the last three plus months I have mainly been in the company of men, in the real world and on TV, due to the exigencies of age.  It is wearing.  Things  have improved since my mother’s day thanks only … Continue reading

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Keeping the World Safe for Liberals

“First they came for the Jews…” It’s become a cliché by now, but as I watch the ‘liberal establishment’ (for want of a better slur) twist and squirm at the rise of the fascistic nativism of Donald Trump I can’t … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Stole Best Friend’s Wife

A story in the Herald this week was headlined ‘I’m not proud I stole my best friend’s wife’.   What can this mean?   Did said bloke just pick her up, sling her across his shoulders, tether her tightly in his compound?   … Continue reading

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