Phenomenal Woman
Tasmin Claire

Phenomenal Woman

  “Each time  a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.”  Maya Angelou – poet, author and so much more– passed away yesterday. She was 86 years old. One summer, when I was eleven, I raided my mother’s bookshelf out of sheer boredom. Having … Continue reading

The F Word: Not Dead
Eleanor Doward

The F Word: Not Dead

Whenever I dare bring up the dreaded F word with my friends, I often get variations of the same response.* My ex-boyfriend’s response is one that particularly springs to mind; he claimed he didn’t understand why women were still ‘complaining’ because, as he so eloquently put it, ‘you’ve all got the vote, right?’ And this … Continue reading