Coronavirus

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond: A Bad Time to be a Woman and an Even Worse Time to be a Mother

Check out Simone’s amazing life blog, Life Inspiration File, here. I write this from my couch – legs propped up and laptop precariously placed on a cushion in my lap. I am trying to be quiet: my one year old is napping. Perhaps I have thirty minutes more, an hour if I’m lucky. I’m working, …

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Clapham Common: Our Right to Protest is Under Attack

Don’t be fooled into thinking that the police’s use of force on Saturday 13 March was for the benefit of public health. The irony of a Government that has consistently failed to give a shit about controlling the virus, now using Covid-19 as an excuse for the excessive and unwarranted force used by the Metropolitan …

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The Beautiful Game: Women Footballers are Overlooked, Under-funded and Still Expected to Achieve the Same Quality as the Men.

If you’re a woman and follow or play football you’re probably made of tough stuff. You’ve most likely been a victim to some sort of abuse from a man who thinks you’re less entitled to his beautiful game because you’re a woman. But, us girls continue to love football for the same reasons that men …

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Opinion: The Easing of Lockdown is Catered for Men

This article was originally written for Twentysomething News, a news/opinion website with contributions written by people in their 20s, published 21 July 2020.  On the evening of 6 July 2020, I wrote one of my typical tweets – reasonably noisy and unapologetically giving my opinion. I use Twitter to express my feelings and share that …

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