Monthly Archives: January 2013

Let Them Play

Last week, (22 -24 Jan), saw the 60th Toy Fair take place in London, but the awards for Best New Toys revealed industry attitudes that remain firmly entrenched in the 1950’s. There may have been technological advances and changes in … Continue reading

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Outer Space is for Everyone, Not just ‘A Few Brave Men’

I’ve mentioned my outer space loving daughter on this blog before and written about how I get annoyed when assumptions are made about outer space being a male domain. An example of this was when my girl brought home a … Continue reading

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Deaths in 2012 – a feminist perspective

Earlier today I watched the BBC’s ‘We Remember’, a tribute show to notable people who died in 2012. It would seem a lot more men than women died last year. I don’t really think that the BBC deliberately chose to … Continue reading

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