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The poshness test

from Bristol Betty

The semi-coherent thoughts of yet another Guardian-reading middle-class mother.


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Back garden camping - just as well there's no pitch fee!

from Thief of Time

Twitter: @karlou

Originally about family life but increasingly becoming about current affairs.


Terrific.

Father's Day is a vile capitalist construct. But, hey, some of the bastards...

from Terrific.

Twitter: @eewarwoowar

Random thoughts from a currently unemployed editor about my toddler, my baby-to-be, and my frustrations with the whole entire world.


Eccentric Seal

Wounded Leaders

from Eccentric Seal

A working class, socialist mum living in Glasgow writes about her life and draws wider political conclusions where she can.


Anna May Mangan

Denim in the Dark

from Anna May Mangan’s Writing News

My life – one husband, four children, ten house moves, two cancers, the BEST friends and a zillion laughs. I'm a writer.


Rosie Fiore

This year's also black

from Wordmonkey

Twitter: @rosiefiore

Rosie Fiore is a jobbing writer, a novelist and mother of two boys (18 and 2). She has a book out with Quercus in March 2012.


Mid-Wife Crisis

Where to find me at the moment...

from Mid-Wife Crisis

Twitter: @Mid_WifeCrisis

Molly Bennett is a wife, mother to two teenagers and (even worse) caseworker to an MP. The blog was shortlisted for the 2011 Orwell Prize.


Slouching Towards Thatcham

Game Of Thrones S5 Ep10: Mother's Mercy

from Slouching Towards TV

Keeping an eye on the world of TV, both past and present.


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We heard you shouting for our freedom and it gave us hope! Women from Yarl's...

from Women for Refugee Women Blog

Twitter: @4refugeewomen

Read the stories of women from far and wide in this blog by Natasha Walter. Natasha's a journalist and campaigner who founded Women for Refugee Women to support women seeking asylum in the UK.


BaroqueInHackney

The Forward Prize shortlists: Excelsior!

from Baroque in Hackney

Twitter: @KatyEvansBush

This blogger's a poet and political commentator holed up in Hackney. She's been shortlisted for the Orwell prize and she's raring to go. Read on for some well-written insights into current affairs...