Tag Archives: feminism

June 16

Rainbows and Replenishment

This photo is by  David Hayward The Naked Pastor. His prints are available to purchase on Etsy, and the image is copyright to David Hayward. A friend just reminded me of it as I was writing this post.   Yesterday whilst exposing the fundamentalist christian ‘anti trafficking’ org ‘Exodus Cry’, and the relationship between feminist […]

June 14

Spearmint Rhino and Gaslighting Feminists

I wrote about ‘Not Buying It’ and stripping here.   For those new to the issue,  a campaign group called Not Buying It paid men to go into lap dancing clubs in Sheffield, Manchester and Camden and film naked women without their consent.   A press release from Not Buying It is here.   It […]

June 12

Wonderland Workshops

I have been getting requests about my workshops, and I am happy to announce that I can design and deliver content to suit your studio or creative space. I have designed the ‘Wonderland’ workshop which uses my 5 years of professional dance experience and my 6 years of lecturing in Higher Education. This workshop can […]

May 18

The Problem with Women’s Centres

Paint it pink and state ’empowerment’ and the funding and support will come. But what exactly are people supporting? The growing push for prison abolitionism has made the fatal error of ignoring the critiques of the ‘radical alternatives’. The harms of prison are merely being displaced and reproduced in community settings. Women’s centres should not […]

April 06

The angel and the girl

I must thank my lovely friend Ros for introducing me to this poem ‘The Angel and the Girl’ by Edwin Muir. Read it through a few times in its entire form (ideally aloud!) for its true beauty. “See, they have come together, see, While the destroying minutes flow, Each reflect’s the other’s face, Til heaven […]

March 17

Writing with conviction

I have been writing daily and working on a variety of projects. I am writing my novel on serious organized crime groups and Blackmail. The first draft is going to my mentor/ proof reader on the 1st of May.  I find it good to have deadlines in order to maintain energy and passion towards my […]

March 16

LJMU welcome Charlie Craggs

  It has been a very busy week here at LJMU! On Tuesday I had the honour of welcoming Charlie Craggs to deliver a guest lecture to our Level 6 students on the Body Politics module. After first discovering Charlie on Instagram, I added her book To My Trans Sisters to our reading list on […]