We Brits still need International Women’s Day

We Brits still need International Women’s Day

Ladies, happy International Women’s Day! I’ve loved today, i’ve felt a sense of bonding among women, and some great men too. I’ve loved seeing all the quotes on girl power, all the photos of women coming together; it’s a great day for the sisterhood – and still an entirely necessary way to spend 24 hours because in the UK, men and women are still not treated equally.

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There is no better candidate than Oprah Winfrey to run against Donald Trump in 2020

There is no better candidate than Oprah Winfrey to run against Donald Trump in 2020

Oprah Winfrey for President? An idea that had never crossed my mind until her stunning speech at this year’s Golden Globes that provoked an outpouring of support for a 2020 Presidential bid. In years gone by, I would have probably rolled my eyes. A television personality for President? Don’t be ridiculous.

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Five Netflix documentaries that blew my mind

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‘Corruption is everywhere, the governments is evil, capitalism is a sin, aliens are real…’

I freakin’ love documentaries. I love watching a long film on a topic i’m interested in that will open my mind and force me to think about things differently – or sometimes prove i’ve been right all along. Continue reading “Five Netflix documentaries that blew my mind”

A “soft” Brexit is the compromise this country desperately needs.

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“Hard” Brexit? Have we all gone totally mad? The short answer to that I suppose is, many people have. The longer answer likely involves mystic predictions about planetary alignments, wind-speed projections, and a lengthy investigation regarding the precise angle at which the earth is orbiting the sun, all to conclude that there is just something about 2016 that is turning vast swathes of the population totally and utterly bonkers. Continue reading “A “soft” Brexit is the compromise this country desperately needs.”