Looking back on May, 2010

Open Letter To Jon Snow

NO, it is not enough for you to wear a skirt!! Dear Jon In response to your piece on “The missing women” last night……NO it is not enough for you to wear a skirt!! The media were as much to blame in the “keeping women out” election campaign. The election coverage at Westminster was chalked […]

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Women… There Weren’t Any

This was a man’s election. Chalked out by men, talked up by men, executed by men. Women tried to have a voice but they were ignored. Hugely, massively, ignored. Even The Fawcett Society made no impact…..it tried, it wrote to The Times and so on, (although they didn’t reply to us, we are not “experts” […]

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What Now?

It seemed to start so well, Brown gave Cameron and Clegg a first shot and they all looked so magisterial and statesman-like and serious. It all seemed hopeful. It should have been straight forward. We, the people, recognised the national predicament and that what is needed is an emergency government to sort the credit crunch […]

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A Bloody Nose

So there you have it, the country moved as one and on May 6th gave all the political parties a bloody nose. The intention was clear, (clearer than all that blue-sky thinking), the “change” it actually wanted was no one-person and no one-party to have too much power. We saw all this coming; the hung […]

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