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Recently, I’ve been met with this question a few times by others: “Why are you a feminist? Why do feminists think like they do?” 612 more words

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The Forgotten Women of History

A couple of weeks ago, I went to a talk called ‘The Other Jane’. Given that the talk was hosted at Chawton House Library, just down the road from Austen’s house, it was pretty clear who the main Jane was intended to be – but who was this other Jane, who had completely fallen under the history radar? 885 more words

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On going to the gym.

I went to the gym today, since I am having a procedure done on Tuesday (more about that in another post) and will not be able to go on Monday or Tuesday. 1,005 more words

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Warning Advisory!

I’m about to use some pretty atrocious and verboten language.
That’s right. The F-Word. Feminism.

Do I have you shaking in your boots yet?

Probably not. 505 more words

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The F - Word | Minette's Vintage

How did you get started with Minette’s Vintage and what do you sell?

Vintage and I have been in a steady relationship since Mum bought me my first piece when I was about 16 – it was a stunning 1960s white guipure lace shift that she found in an op shop somewhere and I wore it until it was torn off me – quite literally dancing on a podium one night and the girl next to me fell backwards and grabbed my front on her way down. 1,139 more words

Kicking off a month of blogging for The F Word UK

So I’m lucky enough to be asked to be a guest blogger for UK-based feminism blog The F Word! I’ll be posting several blogs over the course of the month, which I will also be copying over to this personal site. 10 more words

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