Lady Godiva’s Ride into New York

Lady Godiva’s Ride into New York

  Lady Godiva is riding back into popular culture. I’m so excited to have the chance to present on NAKED: A Novel of Lady Godiva at the Popular/American Culture Association in the US. Here’s the abstract for my academic paper: ‘The legend of Lady...
Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty

‘Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand...
Wild Horses

Wild Horses

The Chinese Year of the Horse was a wild ride for me. Perhaps it was auspicious I happened to be in Singapore to celebrate Chinese New Year. I saw these amazing wooden horses at Garden by the Bay in Singapore. That year I also learned to horse-ride. I’d love to report...
The Return of the Lady

The Return of the Lady

I’ve been writing about the word lady. The word had a bad rap, but it’s made a 21st century comeback. A while ago I wrote an opinion piece for The Age newspaper (I loved the graphic they created for this article) and in Women and Language journal (as Dr Elizabeth Reid...