This is why I leave work on time, sisters

Look I haven’t been to yoga for a week so you’ll have to excuse me, alright? My zen has done a runner. I’m so jacked up on fury right now. Unfortunately, now that you’re here, you’re going to feel the full force of it. You and that almond croissant anyway. I’ve quit trying to stick to my self-enforced two-cups-a-day rule. Now I drink my caffeine by the bucket. And so that I can refill at any time of day I keep our kettle on a rolling boil, which – coincidentally – perfectly describes my mood.

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Our futuristic kettle has a dreamy ‘rolling boil’ option…
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Why Wonder Woman isn’t really a Win for Women

Spoiler Alert!

For my whole life I’ve been surrounded by male dominated box office hits. Films starring, and often also directed, produced and written by men. James Bond, Harry Potter, Jason Bourne, superhero films, and even Toy Story. When I think of the women in these films, they’re usually the pretty love interest – or lust interest, let’s be honest – or the supporting character.

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The Great Sexist Bake Off

Invisible Obstacles

My Lean In circle is a group of passionate, intelligent, ambitious, thriving women. We often discuss ways we can break through the subtle sexist obstacles in our workplaces. These walls, barriers or ceilings – glass ceilings, if you like – can be hard to see unless you put in your special ‘gender equality’ lenses and take a deliberate look. Continue reading “The Great Sexist Bake Off”