My Writing

‘Fair Fashion & How to Dress Ethically’, Londnr Magazine, 3rd February 2017.

‘740 days sober: 12 tips for a dry month and beyond’, Club Soda, 3rd February 2017.

‘Alexandra Shulman To Leave Vogue: The End Of An Era’, HuffPost Style, 25th January 2017.

‘Eight (actually) cool new hobbies to get stuck into in 2017 #NewYearSameYou’, Betty, 24th January 2017.

‘The True Cost Of Cashmere In Selfridges’ “Material World”’, HuffPost Style, 23rd January 2017.

‘Wise Words #12: from Sally Brampton to Oliver Burkeman’,, 18th January 2017.

‘Working around it: Finding time for mental health therapies when you have a job’, Mental Health Today, 6th January 2017.

‘Riding A Crimson Wave: Let’s Talk About Periods’, HuffPost Women, 4th January 2017.

‘Forget resolutions!  Here’s why you should pick a new year buzzword instead #NewYearSameYou’, Betty, 3rd January 2017.

‘I’m not Cinderella: Realising that mental health problems continue in the new year’, Mental Health Today, 16th December 2016.

‘Jane Fonda: Ageing and Activism’, The Mutton Club, 21st December 2016.

‘Can wanting to bin our pills be a sign of improved mental health?’, Mental Health Today, 28th November 2016.

‘‘I’m a Loving Family Man, Get Me Out of Here!’: Modern Masculinity in the Celebrity Jungle’, HuffPost Entertainment, 23rd November 2016.

‘Behind Closed Doors: The Liberty Advent Calendar’, Londnr Magazine, 20th November 2016.

‘When the Therapist You Choose is not Right for You’,, 3rd November 2016.

‘Hanoi Jane, Hanoi Tom: The Intertwining of Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden’, HuffPost Entertainment, 1st November 2016.

‘Mental Health: A Waiting Game’, Mental Health Today, 12th October 2016.

‘Angelina Jolie: Motherhood Over Marriage’, HuffPost Entertainment, 22nd September 2016.

‘My 3 Therapy Sessions Changed Everything’,, 15th September 2016.

‘Absolutely Fashion: Less About Vogue & More About the Lack of Value Accorded to Fashion’, HuffPost Entertainment, 13th September 2016.

With Sue Hawkins, Nicola Phillips and Jay Kleinberg (eds.), Women in Magazines: Research, Representation, Production and Consumption (Routledge: London, 2016).

With Helen Glew, Jane Hamlett, Sinead McEneaney and Zoe Thomas, ‘Introduction: “Women as Wives and Workers: Marking Fifty Years of The Feminine Mystique” Special Issue’, History of Women in the Americas 3 (2015), 1-8.

With S. Jay Kleinberg, ‘Contrasting Trends in Women’s Employment in the Twentieth Century: Race, Gender, Class and The Feminine Mystique, History of Women in the Americas 3 (2015), 9-29.

‘From Kays of Worcester to Vogue, Paris: The Women’s Institute, Rural Life and Fashionable Dress in Post-war Britain’, in Charlotte Nicklas and Annebella Pollen (eds.), Dress History: New Directions in Theory and Practice (Bloomsbury: London, 2015).

‘Worlds within Kays: British Modernity and Representations of Place in the 1960s’, in Rachel Johnson and Barbara Mitra (eds.), Constructions of Gender and Identity through Kays Catalogue (1920-2000) (Cambridge Academic Publishing: Cambridge, 2015).

‘Young Women in Woman: Representations of youthful femininity in the “world’s greatest weekly for women”, 1954-1969’ in Maggie Andrews and Sallie McNamara (eds.), Women and the Media: Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present (Routledge: London, 2014), pp. 143-155.

‘“Beauty isn’t all a matter of looking glamorous”: Attitudes to glamour and beauty in 1950s women’s magazines’, Women’s History Review 23:5 (2014), 723-743.

‘Seen and Heard’, WI Life, October 2013, 23.

‘Fergie at the Funeral’, Women’s History Network blog, 5th May 2013.

‘The Quakers of Hartshill’, the Friend, 20th September 2012, 10-11.

‘Reading Women’s History: Roundtable Discussion about Scholarship on Women’s History in the Americas,  Institute for the Study of the Americas, London, 4 November 2011’
History Workshop Journal 73 (2012), 359-361.

‘Sustainability at Svartbäcken’, the Friend, 9th September 2011, 10-11.

Review of Kathleen A Laughlin and Jacqueline L Castledine (eds.), Breaking the Wave – Women, Their Organizations, and Feminism, 1945 – 1985, European Review of History/Revue Européenne d’Histoire 19:2, 336-338.

Review of Mary Lynn Stewart, Dressing Modern Frenchwomen: Marketing Haute Couture, 1919 – 1939, European Review of History/Revue Européenne d’Histoire 18:2, 285-287.

Review of Lorna Gibson, Beyond Jerusalem: Music in the Women’s Institute, 1919 – 1969, Women’s History Network Magazine Autumn 2008.

Review of Donna Ulyatt, Rural Women and Work, Women’s History Review 16:5, 785 – 787.