Category: equal rights

WOMENS RIGHTS

Someone recently said to me that women still dont have equal rights to which I replied –but they are much better than they were in my day In the 1960’s  my boyfriend drove to the middle of nowhere late at night Parked his fj… Continue Reading “WOMENS RIGHTS”

THANKS TO THE FLOWER POWER GENERATION

My motivation for reblogging this is petty                Blaming pain and sleep deprivation for my continued resentment mode After my second divorce I reverted to my maiden name Since then on many occasions I have been criticised for never marrying Or patronisingly called “Miss” Which… Continue Reading “THANKS TO THE FLOWER POWER GENERATION”

STATUS QUO

In the 1970s those of us in Greenpeace were labelled dangerous and deviant Those of us in Animal Liberation were ridiculed and abused When women had no rights  — could not have a bank account- buy an house –landlords would not rent to  separated… Continue Reading “STATUS QUO”

THANKS TO THE FLOWER POWER GENERATION

The late Olivia Newton -John was a few months older than me Someone I admired She was talented caring and kind The younger generation cannot understand how difficult it would have been for her in the early days of her career to be taken… Continue Reading “THANKS TO THE FLOWER POWER GENERATION”

THANKS TO THE FLOWER POWER GENERATION

A post my daughter sent me (saying you will never be as cool as your grandmother) motivated me to write this. These days the younger generation think they are shocking me by saying that they are gay or bi or walk around their house… Continue Reading “THANKS TO THE FLOWER POWER GENERATION”

NAMASTE MUM

My reason for writing this is twofold: To heal the resentments I have toward my Mother And to highlight the fact that it is not that long ago that women and children had no rights I always loved my Mother but it seemed that… Continue Reading “NAMASTE MUM”

HELEN REDDY

Interesting to see if I can publish — Word Press “says” i am not allowed to use “These ” terms — what terms? — Calling God SHE? —– IT WAS CALLING IT “WOMEN’S LIBERATION” Helen Reddy died 29th September 2020 Brought back memories of… Continue Reading “HELEN REDDY”