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Articles relating to: Women

Fleetneedles Forage: Idle Women’s Physic Garden

March 29, 2018 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Idle Women’s Physic Garden

As the first Spring shoots appear, my mind inevitably wanders to what more I can squeeze into my little garden.

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Cricket, Hayley-Jane Sims

It’s just not cricket: sexism in sport

August 9, 2017 Comments Off on It’s just not cricket: sexism in sport

As you may have already noticed, I like to big up women who play sport.

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Bicycle seat, image by chris payne

A Summer of Sport: Let’s Hear it for the Women

July 14, 2017 Comments Off on A Summer of Sport: Let’s Hear it for the Women

Hey, summer. It’s nice to see you.

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Women take to the stage at Science in the City festival

July 26, 2016 Comments Off on Women take to the stage at Science in the City festival

Dr Annie Keane writes for Northern Soul about some of the events showcasing women in science taking place at Manchester’s Science in the City Festival.

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The Price of Periods: why do homeless women have to beg for tampons?

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on The Price of Periods: why do homeless women have to beg for tampons?

Ah, periods. Your insides feel like they are being scraped away with a spoon, like egg from a shell, and there’s this weird dragging sensation in your womb. I spend most of the time in the bath or curled up on the sofa with a hot water bottle, a box of paracetamol and a block of Cathedral City cheddar.

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In Defence of Women Who Don’t Want Children

May 24, 2016 1 Comment

I am pissed off.

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