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Fake News

Posted on June 13th, 2019 · Posted in Sex, Women

I have fake news. Honestly. Not a Trump ‘alternative truth” but real, scientific evidence from two English Universities which reveals that 80% of women have faked pleasure to please a.. read more

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Singing the Menstruation Blues…

Posted on May 24th, 2019 · Posted in Menstruation, Women

Periods have always been a shameful secret. Tampon and panty liner ads are euphemistic, coy and confusing. I mean what are those mysterious blue ink excretions and why are all.. read more

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Unconditional love?

Posted on May 12th, 2019 · Posted in Family, Women

Well, there are a couple of conditions, actually. Here is my little tribute to Mums everywhere, especially to my Aussie and American pals as you celebrate Mother’s Day. MOTHER’S DAY… read more

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Should Harry be present on Meghan’s big opening night?

Posted on April 20th, 2019 · Posted in Family, Women

As Meghan Markle prepares to stretch her birth canal the customary five kilometres to produce her royal baby, one question looms large. Will Harry attend the birth? Having fought so.. read more

Feline Groovy: Why can’t older women play the same fun field as ‘silver fox’ men?

Posted on April 19th, 2019 · Posted in Women

Grrrr… What’s that growling noise? Can you hear it?… It took me a while to realise that the sound is actually originating from Yours Truly, as I purr at passing.. read more

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

Posted on August 13th, 2014 · Posted in Books, Feminism, Women

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.. read more

Nanny State

Posted on August 15th, 2013 · Posted in Family, Women

Traditionally, the wife of a monarch breaks the news of impending fatherhood with the words, “Darling, we’re going to have a nanny!” For centuries, the upper class have preferred canines to.. read more

A Watched Womb Never Boils – Top Tips for Kate Middleton

Posted on July 26th, 2013 · Posted in Family, Women

As I write this, a pregnant pause has descended on the world as we await news of the royal baby. This morning I cycled past St Mary’s hospital where Kate.. read more

Musings on International Women’s Day

Posted on March 8th, 2013 · Posted in Feminism, Passion, Politics, Women

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,.. read more

Mummy Porn

Posted on December 11th, 2012 · Posted in Home, Marriage, Sex, Women

For most married couples, being ‘creative in bed’ simply means taking up knitting whilst watching Lateline. There comes a time in every marriage when a slow drip sexual ennui sets.. read more