Category: Feminism

Life in the insular peninsular

I’m writing to you from my teenage bedroom. The David Bowie and Pink Floyd posters are still on the walls. My vinyl records remain stacked under the bed – Carole King, Carly Simon, Tubular Bells,…

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Time for a new genre for women of a certain age…

Many wanna-be-authors will be penning a new year’s resolution to finally finish that novel. The most important decision writers on their Literary ‘L’ plates must make is what genre tickles their creative fancy. Comedy is…

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Hottest Women In The World – And Not Just Due To Hot Flushes

Why do men like their wine old and their women young? It’s a conundrum we females have debated over many a glass of vino as yet another of our attractive, vivacious, dynamic, middle-aged girlfriends gets…

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Time to become an influencer…

Sorry. Make that Influenzor. Blogs, podcasts, Insta updates, influencers…Not having a “lifestyle” platform casts you out into social Siberia. Well, now we can add ‘influenzors’ because every self isolator seems to have a vlog to…

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Courting Trouble: Why the way we try rape cases should really be on trial…

My new novel, Courting Trouble, is just out. I thought you might be interested in what inspired me to set a new series of novels in a law firm. Even though the books are, hopefully,…

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Musings on International Women’s Day

It’s fitting to be in Adelaide on International Women’s Day, as South Australia was the first place in the world to give women the vote. And yet, 128 years later, I despair at how blokey…

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