MIRCI in Lisbon – a round up

I can’t believe how time has flown since MIRCI and CRIA held a joint conference on ‘Mothering and Motherhood in the 21st Century: Research and Activism’ in Lison, Portugal on 18 and 19 February 2011.…

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MIRCI Portugal 2011

After months of looking forward to this conference I can’t believe that it is almost upon us. I will be speaking on the second day of the conference (19/2) in the morning on a subject…

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Children Need Thinking Time

Children’s lives have become, in short, a verb. ‘Do this, do that’ is the constant command ringing in their little ears. Homework has to be done by a certain time. They have to be in…

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Stop Waiting: A New Day for Learning

Learning starts at home. The sooner ‘learning’ is seen as a pervasive process that begins at birth the more adept we will become at producing well skilled children to take up the challenges of formal…

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Is the church a man’s world?

I am standing for election to the House of Laity, General Synod, as an ‘inclusive’ candidate. As the name of my blog suggests I want to see gender barriers broken down so my daughter can…

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