I was born in the Sheikdom of Kuwait when it was still a British Protectorate. Today I live in Chiswick, London with my husband Donald. There have been plenty of other places in between!
Our two daughters Brooke and Arabella are now grown up.
I am an author and playwright. For details of books, blogs, plays, script writing and current projects go HERE.
I founded the children’s charity Act Against Bullying, co-founded Kindness Day UK, stood for Parliament in the 2015 General Election and blog on women’s issues which is why I pop up from time to time on the radio or TV talking about current affairs.
My Wikipedia entry is HERE
At our daughter Brooke’s wedding, 18 October 2014
My blog: latest news, views and opinions:
When I set up Act Against Bullying in 2000 it was commonly believed that women didn't bully. That was a boys thing. Research into the motivations of girl gangs and female criminology only began in the 1980s as women’s social behaviour changed. Chicken or egg? Who...read more
Has feminism produced the goods for women or not? Do the Men’s Rights Movement, who now also claim discrimination, have a point? Why do feminists not agree among themselves on abortion, pornography or the burka? I've been delving into this subject for years and now...read more
Celebrity competition, comfortable concentration camps and controversy: the growth of feminism as a publishing genre.
It’s Far From Over Anyone who lived through the 1960s could be forgiven for thinking that feminism has reached its sell by date. Girls now overtake boys at school, outnumber men at university and many earn more than their male counterparts. But, even as the pay-gap...read more