I have shed many tears this week. Some of joy. Mostly, however, they have been tears of utter despair. This has been a maddening, exhilarating, but ultimately, a frightening week to be a woman in the UK. Sarah Everard is the name on every woman’s lips, her story one that we internalise from the momentContinue reading “#IAmTheStorm”

Gerta: A Review

This is the first time in while writing my review, I downgraded my star rating. On reflection, there was much that was difficult with this book, which is a shame, because it opened with such promise. Gerta by Kateřina Tučková My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book had me really conflicted. There were timesContinue reading “Gerta: A Review”

Adrienne Rich’s Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution

I feel like I have come to feminism far too late in life. It is only now, with the reading I have done, my research into the proto-feminist movement of the nineteenth century for my studies, and my engagement with current feminist issues relating to the erasure of the language we use to define womenContinue reading “Adrienne Rich’s Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution”


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