Monthly Archives: March 2011

In praise of sheep

We’ve kept sheep since we moved here in 2001.  Our first starter flock of 10 stayed with us through foot and mouth disease.  We’ve added and bred ever since, selling the lamb to family and friends.  Now we have a … Continue reading

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On International Women’s Day: what I learn from my daughters

I am the mother of two daughters*.   Today is International Women’s Day and I’ve enjoyed reading women’s tributes to the other women who’ve been important to them – role models, icons, mothers, friends.  I want to celebrate what I learn … Continue reading

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Women on boards – ‘same old, same old’ suggestions from Davies Report

What a missed opportunity – again.   Perhaps this awful sense of deja vu comes with age, but reading the recommendations – and commentators’ responses – makes me wonder whether the last 30 years ever happened. If you’ve missed it, Lord … Continue reading

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