The Lesser-Spotted Woman Cyclist (or, why do we even need to gender that description?)

Google ‘man on bike’. Then Google ‘woman on bike’. Then tell me our society doesn’t make unfounded gender generalisations.

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I read the news today…

Incidentally, I have an early memory of walking home from the paper shop with my dad, dodging the uneven bits of pavement and singing about ‘4000 holes in Blackburn, Lancashire’. My musical indoctrination clearly started from an early age. But anyway. I am currently in the grips of what I think of as a news […]

D’Artagnan isn’t dead…

…’cause I heard him on the radio. (Music reference from a few years back there!) In fact, as those of you following Tea with D’Artagnan may have noticed, the story hasn’t finished yet. However, it is now the 3rd of December, and I have written over 55,000 words. D’Artagnan has not been abandoned, and chapter twenty […]

Quick bit of news…

…for those of you that are such avid fans that there simply isn’t enough for you to read here! 🙂 (I don’t know if anyone actually fits in that category, but humour me anyway). So, the wonderful Sarah Burne James, of ex-St. Anne’s, now living in Japan fame, has kindly invited me to get involved […]