Category Archives: TV

On Exercising Empathy

I would like to try a little exercise with you. I would like you to try on some shoes. Most of them won’t fit, they’ll be too small but putting aside practicalities for a moment we can metaphorically slip them … Continue reading

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Sleep walking into catastrophe. A call to The Labour Party to step up.

In the USA, as soon as the election is won or lost the campaigning starts for the next bid to be nominee for the President…in 4 years time. We have approximately 2.5 years until our next general election and I’m … Continue reading

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The unbearable lightness of being a feminist (or not)

Forgive the following analogy, it sounded clunky even when I’d edited it 15 times, but it says how I feel; my discovering I’m a feminist makes me feel like I did when I got a new (old) car. Suddenly I … Continue reading

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