One of the key pleasures of reading (and, as it turns out, the one that makes you a better person) is the way you can be completely dissolved in the … Continue reading Exposure
I’ve never worked in an office. I remember a teacher I used to work with swapping for a more ’normal’ job. She spoke of the euphoria she felt when she … Continue reading Office Politics
So what’s your book about then? It’s the obvious question, once you’ve fessed up to what you spend a large chunk of your time doing. There are several options here. … Continue reading Writing the Unwriteable
It’s definitely a reason to be cheerful. In Devon last week, people were on the beach in actual bikinis (I was in my boyfriend’s shorts as I’d packed a little … Continue reading But I’m Not Ready!
Just, WOW. The Women of the World festival at the Southbank Centre in London is in its 5th year, and going strong. It lasts for an entire week, and involves … Continue reading WOW
We all like being in a club. It gives us a sense of belonging, camaraderie, having someone on your side. It also usually helps if you have an opponent you … Continue reading Being A Man