And your father’s occupation?

Feminist activist and journalist Caroline Criado-Perez was on Woman’s Hour this morning discussing her latest campaign: to change the antiquated laws which dictate that both the bride and groom must state their fathers’ occupations on the wedding certificate (listen here). Fortunately for Criado-Perez, this was brought to her attention before the wedding she’s planning. When

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My misguided teenage years

Teenagers tend to have a warped view of the world and so they think and behave in a questionable manner. Of course some are intelligent, sophisticated and able to decipher between right and wrong, logical and illogical, conducive to a better future and highly detrimental. But, let’s be honest, they’re the boring ones. I was

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Euripides told a lie

I’ve got a bone to pick with Euripides because I think he was down on the ladies writing that part for Medea – when it should have been written for Hades. You see the latter was King of the Underworld: lived in darkness and ruled the dead, so he might have had the capacity to

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