‘Knock, knock’ ‘Who’s there?’ ‘2019’ ‘2019 who? ‘Indeed.’ That’s the joke I imagine cracking in an editorial team meeting of my local newspaper. There I go, trying to be funny – no – satirical even. How very dare I, what with me being a woman and all. You see, I’m beginning to wonder what the…
No, I don’t play golf!
Sexism in the workplace; a thing of the past, right?
2018; the year I admit to depression
‘Bubbly’, ‘positive’, ‘a breath of fresh air’ – words that others have used to describe me this month. Scroll through my instagram or twitter feeds (@raggedgeorge) and you’ll see mostly upbeat, go-get-em posts from someone that probably looks to have being a grown-up sussed. By any account, I’m a glass half full person, taking the…
Speak the truth, even if your voice shakes
I haven’t blogged for a while. It’s not because I haven’t had anything to say – trust me, I’m rarely short of something to say. I guess I just lost my confidence.
Big girls do cry – do you have to sell your soul to be a successful career woman?
I was hooked just from reading the cover note, “All across the world, women are rising to incredible heights of leadership – in their communities, in their careers, and in public office. One of them will become America’s first woman president. This book is for them – and for all women seeking to cast off…
Fifty Shades of Grey: an end to submission.
Why has going grey caused so much interest? Why do women have to keep up the pretence of youth? Why doesn’t society align age with beauty?
Having it all – am I deluded?
Is it really possible to ‘have it all’ – challenging career, family life and health?