Last week I was at the BIG ABBA ANNOUNCEMENT in East London.
There was a lot of secrecy around it. The big NEWS turned out to be the reunion of the band.
The first ABBA album in 40 years!
When I got home my husband asked me how the press event had been. What had Björn and...
This summer has changed how many of us think about climate change.
extreme flooding in Europe
wildfires in Siberia (and across the Mediterranean)
serious floods in China
devastating fires in the sub-Arctic
heatwaves and drought in North America.
And as I...
A few years back I flew to New York to interview Michelle Obama. It was of course a huge honour. But at the time my primary focus was to not throw up. I was pregnant and suffering from something I REFUSE to call morning sickness because it went on ALL DAY.
This is probably why my...
My friend Denise recently sent me the Amazon superbowl ad starring Michael B Jordan. Apparently it had been seen by 110 million people at the time.
But yes, I had missed it…
The ad is called “Alexa’s body”. Basically, it is about a woman imagining her Alexa lives...
(But yes it was often well made).
Now the show is up for a reboot. And this made me think about how so many things marketed at women as “romance”...
You have probably not missed the DOWNFALL of the girlboss.
Last year several high profile female founders stepped down after accusations of their companies being toxic workplaces - particularly for the people of colour they employed.
Last week Leigh Stein published an essay arguing...
People tell me that the chapter on electric cars in my new book Mother of Invention is FRUSTRATING.
I guess I can understand why.
It’s all about how electric cars were considered “feminine” when they first emerged 130 years ago and how this contributed to them...
Last week I learnt from an Elizabeth Day column that a top modelling agency is apparently encouraging its ‘older girls’ (that’s models in their late 20s…) to get pregnant.
Seemingly, that’s where the money is!
‘[The] baby influencer Insta market...
I apologise to international readers in advance.
But this week’s newsletter will be about the men’s football/soccer.
And HERE WE GO!
At the moment all of England seems to be IN LOVE with one man. It’s of course the manager of the England national team: ...
Apparently people believe that going to space will CHANGE Jeff Bezos.
As you know the Amazon founder is flying to space this month.
“If you see the earth from space, it changes you” Bezos has said.
He is referring to what’s called the “overview effect”...
Today was the day.
My book Mother of Invention: How Good Ideas Get Ignored In An Economy Built For Men is now out in the UK. Hurray!