Weight Loss Is Not An Anti-Feminist Act

About two years ago, I decided to lose weight. Nothing unusual in this. I have decided to lose weight about once a year since I’ve been – what? Seven, maybe? I can’t even remember. But this time, rather than launching myself wholeheartedly into a punishing regime (5:2, Cabbage Soup, Slimfast, Atkins… that one I made … Continue reading Weight Loss Is Not An Anti-Feminist Act

Queen of the Biscuits – on totally overthinking your food choices

I work in the kind of office where, at 11am every day, someone will come over and offer you a cup of coffee and a biscuit. It’s very civilised. Because I am British, I have extremely strong opinions about biscuits (and all kinds of baked goods). Because also I am trying to lose weight, I … Continue reading Queen of the Biscuits – on totally overthinking your food choices

Christmas Presents For Feminists

I often don’t admit this because I think it’s “shallow” or whatever, but I bloody love shopping. THINGS, new things, new things that are beautiful and useful and mine. I am a product of the capitalist society I exist in and if you keep me in enough pretty notebooks and artisan gin I don’t even … Continue reading Christmas Presents For Feminists