Just an average walk home…

I’m average. I joyfully bask in my mediocre-ness. Perhaps, this is why I think this might be an interesting question to ask.  Here is the walk home I have just experienced, is this normal? I walk along laughing with my friend. We say our goodbyes, and I head home. Instantly, I’m assessing my walk home,Continue reading “Just an average walk home…”

Verity Johnson: Australia, the lucky country?

In light of Tony Abbott’s elect Guest Blogger ,Verity Johnson, asks the question, is Australia a woman loving country? When I moved to Australia I was loaded down when I came through customs. I was carrying enough Marmite to paint the Taj Mahal brown and yeasty. I was also carrying my teddy. Yeah, who’s independent? But theContinue reading “Verity Johnson: Australia, the lucky country?”

Hasn’t everyone danced like Miley Cyrus?

Miley’s performance at the VMAs was shocking, in many ways. It was inappropriate sure -but the organisers made it very clear that they cared not when they mixed in her performance with a very strange song, accused of being a bit rapey, sung by a 36 year old father of two. The fact that thereContinue reading “Hasn’t everyone danced like Miley Cyrus?”

Why did Nigella put up with this?

….asked one magazine this week. “Is she leaving him?” quizzed another. In light of the recent Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi abuse case all eyes and questions have turned to Nigella. These questions aren’t uncommon. The world winces at such high profile cases and we find ourselves asking; why does ‘she’ stay? Why is ‘she’Continue reading “Why did Nigella put up with this?”

Nigella and Charles. Would you have intervened?

A friend of mine alerted me to the images of Nigella Lawson being abused by her husband Charles Saatchi in a restaurant last week. My friend exclaimed ‘Why didn’t anyone do anything? If this was in a professional environment, two men or two women then there would have been intervention but because its domestic everyoneContinue reading “Nigella and Charles. Would you have intervened?”