Monthly Archives: July 2013

Boys are rotten, made out of cotton…

It doesn’t matter what we have, boy or girl, as long as it’s healthy… This is generally the sentence most parents-to-be warble out when pressed by others as to what their gender preference is for the coming baby. Expressing a desire for one over the other feels like not simply a matter of tempting fate […]

The sexual division of labour… And money.

Last Friday, in his Guardian column, Tim Lott wrote about the discrepancies in income between he and his partner and the issues that ensued as a result.  The Doc sent the link to me, asking for my views as it was something he was discussing with a couple of his friends.  It was a very […]