Invisible cages: Thoughts on women and body image

There is a picture of me as a child, an annual school photo in fact, that has me grinning hugely at the camera, feeling superb, with toothpaste all down my front. The other children are particularly well-groomed and I look like I chucked on anything nearby and ran all the way to school via the … Continue reading Invisible cages: Thoughts on women and body image

Professional identity-Why it matters or Why we are being screwed by the Government

If you talk about professional identity or professional pride, you are likely to be greeted with some eye rolls. In a neoliberal world where workers are treated like automatons many people are forced to endure work. The thought of having some identity and pride vested in it is simply galling. This does not mean that … Continue reading Professional identity-Why it matters or Why we are being screwed by the Government