WISE UP…..

WISE UP…..

New book. It’s been so long since I posted on my blog, I have almost forgotten how to do it. But I wanted to let you know that I have written a book. Covid lockdowns swept away all my excuses and I finally managed to write more than 10,000 words –...
This feminists view of The Rose of Tralee

This feminists view of The Rose of Tralee

If you’re a feminist it’s very, very easy to hate the Rose of Tralee.  A parade of young women (who up until recently had to be unmarried and not mothers) marched out one by one to have inane conversations with the male host, cheered on by their male ‘escorts’ and...

#wherearethewomen

As some of you might know I have been very exercised by the lack of women guests on Ireland’s premier entertainment and chat show, The Late Late Show, since it began this seasons run in September.  I have been tweeting about it most Fridays using the hashtag...

TIME FOR A RED WAVE OF FEMINISM

A few years ago BBC2 screened a documentary series called ‘Tribal Wives’.  In each episode a different British woman went to live for a period of weeks with a so called ‘primitive’ tribe in various parts of the developing world.  There was one particular episode that...