Before we get too embroiled in the serious and sobering stuff of women’s suffrage and gender politics, the theme for our March issue, already underway with our #power4women tweets, I thought I would share some of my food anecdotes. Yes, women were always the food role models at home; thank goodness a trend reversed in […]

Personally the most shocking revelation this year has been abuse in the workplace. I have several friends and acquaintances who have suffered badly. How can that be? We have anti-bullying and whistleblowing policies espoused by most employers. So what of those who have been intimidated and abused to the point of no longer being able […]

I’ve just seen Bryony Kimmings’s show (see issue One) at the Soho Theatre, London ( This is really thought-provoking, shocking, witty and clever. But above all the sincerity and dedication to creating an alternative role model for tweenies was palpable and surprisingly moving.  Catherine Bennett is Bryony’s vocation despite her not having the multi-million budgets […]