Sarah Everard: the Final Straw in the Fight for Women’s Safety?

In a week that should have celebrated the amazing achievements of women across the world on International Women’s Day, but also those closer to home on Mother’s day, the tragic murder of Sarah Everard by a serving policeman has instead sadly highlighted that men, as part of a wider societal effort, need to do farContinue reading “Sarah Everard: the Final Straw in the Fight for Women’s Safety?”

The Only Way is Sussex – a Very Royal Reality Show

It’s been a while since I put pen to paper…or should I say keyboard to digitally recreated A4? The time constraints brought on by finally getting a job back in November did leave little room for moaning on the internet. I’d like to think the reason I’ve not been keeping up to date with myContinue reading “The Only Way is Sussex – a Very Royal Reality Show”

Cummings and Goings

On Friday evening the image of Dominic Cummings leaving number 10 began circulating on social media with some ferocity. The campaign mastermind behind Brexit and Boris Johnson’s 2019 election victory had handed in his resignation. In a final act of theatre, the pantomime villain trundled out the front door with his belongings in a cardboardContinue reading “Cummings and Goings”

There Were No Winners at Last Night’s Presidential Debate – and the Biggest Loser Was the American People

With a break from the norm I have decided to briefly turn away from British politics. In equal parts awe and dismay I turned my eye to the first of the Presidential debates between Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. My expectations were low, and boy they didn’t disappoint. The pair certainly delivered.Continue reading “There Were No Winners at Last Night’s Presidential Debate – and the Biggest Loser Was the American People”

Was a Second Wave Inevitable?

It has been just over 6 months since Boris Johnson addressed the nation with the news of a national lockdown. Hand washing, social distancing and staying home wherever possible became the mantra which we were told to live by –  fail to do these things and the virus would not be suppressed. But we didContinue reading “Was a Second Wave Inevitable?”