Clare: Autism and Female Gender Roles

Clare: Autism and Female Gender Roles

As one of the contributors to this season’s collection, Dazzling Colours of Calm, where I talk about my son Alex’s difference from neurotypical norms and his path to ASD diagnosis, I found myself wanting to say much more – about other autistic children I have come to...
Gifts for Feminists on International Women’s Day

Gifts for Feminists on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day takes place annually on the 8th March.  It’s a global celebration of women’s rights, activism and achievements.  The official website states: A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change. So let’s all choose to...
Best Gift Ideas for Mum’s Birthday

Best Gift Ideas for Mum’s Birthday

  One of our previous themes, Windrush, led to us thinking about family ties and the deep and enduring importance of our mothers to our sense of home and place. So when it comes to thinking of gifts for our mum’s birthdays, it felt fitting to celebrate...