Misbehaviour

The Plot in a Nutshell Misbehaviour tells the true story of the Women’s Liberation Movement’s protest against the Miss World pagent in 1970. Sally Alexander (Keira Knightly) is a history student and mum who is very concerned about the world her daughter is being born into. She is part of a women’s movement and attends […]

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Nine Months of Women – The Top Five

So, my Nine Months of reading just women is coming to a close and I’m on what I know will be my last book (it’s long, and with Christmas and New Year I have no time to read at all.) Here’s my top 5… I hope you’ve all read at least one. 5. The Hunger […]

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SKYFALL: A Love/Hate Relationship (Spoilers)

SKYFALL: A cinematic masterpiece or an out and out sexist Bond? NB: SPOILERS. Do not read if you haven’t already seen Skyfall (and don’t want to ruin it.) LOVE On the one hand, I completely and absolutely loved Skyfall. It was sexy and savvy, it was old-school Bond mixed with new style gadgets and fresh […]

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…Hopscoth and Handbags – Lucy Mangan (Book Review)

‘BAD: Reading. WHY? Words again. What are you, some kind of like, reader?’ – Lucy Mangan on what’s cool, or in this case what’s uncool… Lucy Mangan’s Hop Scotch & Hand Bags is a more-than-slightly amusing account of a typical girl’s journey though growing up, puberty, friendships, family issues, sexual encounters and working life. The […]

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