WHAT A SMEAR TEST IS ACTUALLY LIKE

Last year I received a letter inviting me to go for a smear test. And I didn’t go. I put it off for 2 months without really meaning to, because…

THE SKIRT: YOUR UNIFORM & BIGGEST SIN

This article originally appeared on Refinery29 UK. After two men took upskirt photos of Gina Martin, she began a campaign to make it a sexual offence. She’s teamed up with Refinery29 UK to…

SAVE THE WORLD: 5 THINGS YOU CAN DO IN 5 MINS

At the beginning of the year, I decided to make a conscious effort to try and reverse at least some of the Trump Climate Change Effect and be the best…

BBC WOMAN’S HOUR: WOMEN WHO SPOKE OUT 2017

I have been a devoted Woman’s Hour listener since I learnt the word ‘feminism’, and, back in August when I launched my campaign to make taking upskirt photos a Sexual Offence (that’s…

CHARITY SHOPS: DO GOOD, LOOK GOOD.

When it comes to saving the world there’s really not a huge amount you can do unless you’re, oh I dunno, the President of America- and he’s just terminated the…

EAT HERE: LE BAB, SOHO

The kebab has been type-cast as the dog-earred, dirty partygoer of the food world, so, it’s unusual to sit drooling over one at midday, dark and stormy in hand, while…

FEMINISM 101: BOOBS OR NO BOOBS, IT’S ALL GOOD.

The argument that has so beautifully reared it tired old face again this week after Emma Watson posed with the shape of her cleavage visible in Vanity Fair is the old…

#ADOPTDONTSHOP: THE BEST THING I EVER DID

People who don’t like dogs are weird. I’m sorry, I just have to say it. People who don’t feel compassion for stray dogs are even weirder. If you don’t get…

TRAVELING: HOME COMFORTS TO KEEP YOU SANE

Being out of your comfort zone is the most valuable place you can be, but when your traveling, keeping a few home comforts with you help keep you content. When you’ve got…