Blog, Parenting

The Un-Mother

Four years ago I entered a writing competition on the theme of motherhood, at the time my daughter was 5 months old, and had only come home from hospital a few weeks before. So this is what I wrote.  I never used to want to be a mother, in fact the very thought of it… Read More The Un-Mother

Blog, Feminism, Uncategorised

Human Nature

A little while ago I read and amazing book called Herland, by Charlotte Perkins Gillman. I loved it, and highly recommend it. It’s a story about a country in which there are only women, no men at all until three male explorers discover it, and it is mostly about the differences the author imagined between… Read More Human Nature