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    Microwave Feminism

    We’ve had first wave We’ve had second wave Now it’s time for Microwave Feminism #Microwavefeminism  it’s polemic #Microwavefeminism it’s erudite #Microwavefeminism when you press defrost you are fully emancipated  #Microwavefeminism it’s coming to a sponge near you

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    Jowly Men in Suits

     As we grapple with yet another leadership stoush here in Australia the idea is that if Prime Minister Abbott is out, then another – better option  – will come in.  Of course that is balderdash, one man out, another man…

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    PRICE CHECK PART II

     Part II of Price Check, two more instalments to go.The radiant heat from the traffic and the concrete throbs with intensity. It’s 10am and  already 30 degrees +.If she closes her eyes slightly, she pretends that the roaring noise is…

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    Sigange

    When my kids were infants, I took the word baby, off the baby on board sticker and I replaced it with the word Phenurgan.Hoping that someone just might get a little drowsy. Phenurgan on Board  

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    The Glass Ceiling

    I work in the not for profit sector – where there is no glass ceiling. Instead we have a biscuit coated roof. As a result the floors and carpets of not for profit organisations are often covered in crumbs. Evidence

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    Heart Tick Approved

    Mummy why do the family on the back of the box of cheerios look so happy?Jess asked one morning, as the sun rose slowly in the east, casting a glimmering glow all over  Middle Prestonia.Well Jess, I said, as I gleefully wiped…

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    The Lost Children

    It was lost on my children Ruby and Jessica when I said to them: Mummy is going to the Aldi supermarket to do a whole weeks shopping. They didn’t say:  But mummy, mummy, what if you bring home a wet…