Monthly Archives: June 2012

I think I agree, but… [UPDATED] – Do I really agree?


I have watched quite a few of GirlWritesWhat’s videos, most I have issues with, and this one is no different, but I thought the angle on history was interesting. Alas, I still have some bones to pick, particularly in regards to the … Continue reading

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Let me take a moment to tell you about Professor Edith Hall:


http://edithorial.blogspot.co.uk/ That there is her (sort of) new blog, that she started somewhere in the midst of her “Save Classics at Royal Holloway” campaign. She is now a Classics Professor at King’s College London, but she used to be a … Continue reading

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Finally they have admitted it.


http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/jun/08/metropolitan-police-rape-victims-detective-arrested “The detective constable – who has not been named – was arrested on Friday on suspicion of perverting the course of justice. Colleagues raised allegations that he had altered crime documents by inserting statements from the Crown Prosecution Service … Continue reading

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Because mothers are awesome, and the Vagenda are spot on.


“Of course it totally ignores the fact that actual changes came in to make 12 months flexible between two partners, as well as the hardly difficult idea that people are actually employed to cover maternity leave. Which is good for … Continue reading

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The Queen and ‘Our’ Glorious Empire


The Queen and ‘Our’ Glorious Empire. Basically, I’m not celebrating the Jubilee, and some of the reasons are reflected in this brilliant blog post by Blackfeminists.org

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I love maps.


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