Kickass Princesses, Part 2

This article originally appeared in Bad Reputation – a feminist pop-culture adventure on 18 June 2012. When I think about everything about womanhood that hamstrung me with fear when I was thirteen it all came down, really, to princesses. I didn’t think I had to work hard to be a woman (which is scary but … Continue reading Kickass Princesses, Part 2

Poem: Raise You

I generally veer away from letting my poetry get too explicitly political, just because I've seen it done really badly, but.. this one escaped. I've performed this a few times and it's always gone down a storm, but I'm not sure about the performance-to-page transition (or, frankly, the punctuation) - all feedback appreciated. All instances … Continue reading Poem: Raise You

Day 5 of the Trial

For up to the minute updates, press releases, video evidence and more, go to the Pageantry and Precrime website. Day five saw barristers acting on behalf of all four groups of claimants made their final arguments in response to the Met's barrister, Sam Grodzinski's case the day before. First Stephen Cragg acting for Bindmans solicitors … Continue reading Day 5 of the Trial

Day 4 of the Trial

For up to the minute updates, press releases, video evidence and more, go to the Pageantry and Precrime website. NB: The final hearing is on Friday June 1st at the High Court (court 8) starting at 10:00 AM. It will consist of re-sponses from all the claimants’ barristers to the police’s barrister’s arguments. The hearing … Continue reading Day 4 of the Trial