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The self-cleaning loo and the origins of creativity

When we had just one baby, more than a decade ago, a book was published saying – again – that despite the gains of feminism, women were still doing far more cooking and cleaning at home than men. I heard

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The Fanny Files: Part 4 The end of privates

Some people have asked me why I am writing about pubic hair. I suppose it isn’t something that people want to spend a lot of time thinking about. It’s the stuff that pokes embarrasingly out of your swimming costume and

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‘a ruinously high-maintenance, itchy, cold-looking child’s fanny’

We’ve been doing life writing, which is my excuse for this. I went to a party the other day. It was in the small, market town close to where I live and one of my favourite neighbours, Cassie, was already

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