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Why it’s Time for More Feminism – But In Moderation!

Why it’s Time for More Feminism – But In Moderation!

The risk of a return to restrictions on what women wear, where they walk and how they express themselves could be something even the most well-meaning of feminists have overlooked Not only does orthodox feminism need a strong opposition voice to counter many of its...

How They’ve Always Kept Mum About Heathrow Expansion

How They’ve Always Kept Mum About Heathrow Expansion

‘To pilots it's a no-brainer,’ said my husband to me God knows how many years ago , but this picture will give a clue as to how long. The kids are now in their twenties and the one posing precociously in the white frilly dress has been happily married for over a year....

Why Kindness and Politics Don’t Mix

First published on Conservative Home on October 15th 2015 Is Jeremy Corbyn’s pledge to put kindness back into British politics a helpful act or just a baseless ploy? On November 13th 2010 I launched Kindness Day UK on BBC Breakfast. World Kindness Day had been...

Why Schools Should Ban Smartphones in Class

Most modern parents complain about it. The Mobile Phone.. Their teen constantly jabbing at their screen in an attempt to answer every `LOL’ or `You there babe?’. The fact you’re half way through dinner or trying to fix on some crucial fact at the time makes it even...