Part 3. How Not To Park A Camper Van I was designated driver #1. “Do I get to drive?”, asked Shane. I glared at Beccy. “No”, she said, “just sit back and relax – Dash is an excellent driver”. “Dash?”, he said. I glared at her again. “Um, we call her that because she moves… Continue reading POMS CROSSING OZ (well, part of it…) PART 3
[I know some of you are wondering why I’m concentrating more on the personal nature of the trip rather than on the scenery and settlements. That’s because the whole ‘feminist’ nature of it was to bond while away from men. I could write a separate travelogue piece, but that’ll have to wait!] Part 2. Beccy… Continue reading POMS CROSSING OZ (well, part of it…) PART 2
Part 1. Gearsticks and Roo-bars “It’s no good”, said Sara, “it will NOT go into reverse gear”. “Yes it will!”, I said frustratingly, “just force it!” “I’ve tried”, she said wearily, “it just groans at me – and I don’t want to break it.” “It” was a 1971 Volkswagen Camper Van that was on loan… Continue reading POMS CROSSING OZ (well, part of it…)
I sit down to pee. If you think that’s a silly remark to make, you’d be surprised at the number of women who don’t anymore. Or perhaps you wouldn’t if you’re one of them! I mean with the proliferation of FUDs (Female Urinary Devices) – the Shenis, the Knows Hose, etc. – most of which… Continue reading I am NOT a man without a penis (by Nicky Douglas)
ACTUALLY NO, neither “Ash Bell” nor “abellj” is my real name! I’ve had to change it here because of the horrible way I’ve been treated by men on other emails and message boards. And if I can change it, anyone can. (Please note this is entirely an opinion piece.) But that’s the WHOLE problem with… Continue reading Am I really who I say I am?
Size Matters To A Feminist (by Nicky Douglas) THERE ARE WOMEN who say that writing about “size” is the antithesis of feminism. That we should be embracing everyone, regardless of age, gender, ability, colour, creed, sexuality – or size of genitalia. Well, metaphorically YES but, literally NO I’ll stand up for anyone who’s been… Continue reading Size Matters To A Feminist (by Nicky Douglas)