Monthly Archives: January 2016

Is Mumsnet the modern day Stanford prison?

Get out the bunting, break open the champagne, this is worth celebrating. I had my first ever comment on the blog yesterday from Mx36. So thank you for answering my plea earlier in the month. Obviously if I was inundated with … Continue reading

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I gotta have faith

Real life has got in the way of posting this week with me knocking on countless doors screaming: “Please give me some work, don’t you realise I’ve got a small child to feed!” as part of my introductory networking meetings … Continue reading

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“I’m not quite sure what I’m supposed to do so I’ll just write some love to you”

It’s been an odd week this week for a couple of reasons.  First, (and this is very strange) I’ve just become a fully fledged, paid-up member of the journalism community.  You may be wondering who would be willing to pay … Continue reading

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Go on, Fearne, get him in the Rudebox

The savvy among you may have noticed the increase in frequency of my posts since I became self-employed. Not sure what you’re like but given the choice between a whole series of dull, but important tasks, such as: setting up … Continue reading

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No wonder someone built a stairway, not everyone’s bloody Alex Honnold!

I owe you an apology. With all the feminist clap-trap and general commentary on the sexist world we live in that I’ve been coming out with recently, I’ve forgotten to mention the star of the show for a while. To … Continue reading

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Fine, let’s split this down the middle – 70% for me and 30% for you. That OK?

I had a slight dig at Laura Carstensen the other day in the context of the EHRC report on gender pay – here – in which I asked a few questions about the issue in the context of the legal … Continue reading

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Call me, Mark, yeah……just call me…….anytime

Following on from my earlier blog post here, my┬áburgeoning bromance with Mark Zuckerberg continued this week. Well I say bromance but strictly speaking, I guess he has to be aware of me in some shape or form, and have a … Continue reading

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