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That Was the Year That Was

2020 is a year we are all likely to want to forget, and yet it is likely to be unforgettable. Some can make a little joke about that Does it bother anyone else that next year is pronounced “2020 won” … Continue reading

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We’re All in This Together

If life were other, if we weren’t all ‘wfh’ and trying to stay sane as well as productive, today I would be putting the finishing touches to a talk I was due to give at the end of the week … Continue reading

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Pyramid Schemes and the Book Cover Challenge

As a child I occasionally got sucked into a strange pyramid form of exchanging postcards, an old-fashioned form of chain mail (but not of the metal variety). The details escape me but the basic idea was that you contacted half … Continue reading

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Come Fly with Me!

This week the Guardian ran a story which reeked of the Everyday Sexism Laura Bates has charted so excellently. The story referred to the airline TUI which had printed out badges to give to children boarding its flights. On one … Continue reading

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One Hundred Years

Today we celebrate the Suffragettes’ victory 100 years ago: votes for (some) women. A timely moment to reflect on the state of play in terms of equality. More than seven years ago I wrote the post below about the Equal … Continue reading

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