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Courting Trouble: Why the way we try rape cases should really be on trial…

Posted on August 13th, 2014 · Posted in Books, Feminism, Women

My new novel, Courting Trouble, is just out. I thought you might be interested in what inspired me to set a new series of novels in a law firm. Even.. read more

Nanny State

Posted on August 15th, 2013 · Posted in Family, Women

Traditionally, the wife of a monarch breaks the news of impending fatherhood with the words, “Darling, we’re going to have a nanny!” For centuries, the upper class have preferred canines to.. read more

A Watched Womb Never Boils – Top Tips for Kate Middleton

Posted on July 26th, 2013 · Posted in Family, Women

As I write this, a pregnant pause has descended on the world as we await news of the royal baby. This morning I cycled past St Mary’s hospital where Kate.. read more

Musings on International Women’s Day

Posted on March 8th, 2013 · Posted in Feminism, Passion, Politics, Women

It’s fitting to be in Adelaide on International Women’s Day, as South Australia was the first place in the world to give women the vote. And yet, 128 years later,.. read more

Mummy Porn

Posted on December 11th, 2012 · Posted in Home, Marriage, Sex, Women

For most married couples, being ‘creative in bed’ simply means taking up knitting whilst watching Lateline. There comes a time in every marriage when a slow drip sexual ennui sets.. read more

International Women’s Day

Posted on March 8th, 2012 · Posted in Charity, Politics, Women

On 8th March 2012, as part of International Women’s Day, I took part in the “Join me on the Bridge” campaign in London. Women and men gathered on bridges all.. read more

Don’t let women be runners up in the human race

Posted on September 21st, 2009 · Posted in Charity, Passion, Politics, Women

In the West, women still don’t have equal pay. We’re getting about 75 pence in the pound, or 75 cents in the dollar. Plus we’re getting concussion hitting our heads.. read more