Author Archives: sonyanemec

Brexit Wounds

    Here we are – 29th March 2019 and Brexit won’t be happening. Okay, you didn’t need a crystal ball to see that one coming. But what of the future… ? In honour of the milestone date I’m offering … Continue reading

Posted in Quick Reads & Listens... from vampires to PM's dead wife! | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Improve your life in 7 (easyish) steps

This year Blue Monday falls on 21st January. It’s the one day in the year when you have the perfect excuse to be miserable. The experts have calculated that debt + weather + time since the festive season + time … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism & Body Image - let them eat cake... or fat is a political issue, Words of Encouragement - exist and be happy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Best Ever ‘Sonsie’ Vegan Haggis Recipe

‘Sonsie’ can mean a lot of things: pleasing, cheerful, buxom – even. I think this vegan haggis has all those things going for it, and with no animal by products is suitable for vegans or people who would just rather … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism & Body Image - let them eat cake... or fat is a political issue, Health, Medicine & Diet - Frankenstein or feelin' fine? | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Rachel Revolution

‘I heard a theory saying Brexit was the answer to Rachel’s death. The British people hate foreigners because they killed her.’ ‘I thought the British answer was to bomb countries in the Middle East.’ ‘Of course, the biggest conspiracy theory … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trump and the UK Creatives

Honestly – no sooner does one frenzied, unifying, festival-type. UK summer event end and another starts. Okay, the achievement of England‘s plucky little World Cup heroes wasn’t something that could be (openly) celebrated with great fervour in all corners of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thanks Nanny – what a state!

I have to say I was a little disconcerted the other night when I saw Glenn Campbell on Reporting Scotland holding aloft an Aldi two litre bottle of cider (the brand name is Taurus for all of you who want … Continue reading

Posted in Politics - the girl who kicked the ballot box, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Who’s ‘the Man’?

Do you remember a few years ago everyone was talking about ‘the Man’?  I was never very sure if it should be spelt with a capital ‘M’ but given that ‘the Man’ was meant to represent big business, conglomerates, multi-nationals, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment