Breathing room

Colleagues and I have had a book chapter published this week. It's entitled Breathing Room, and was co-authored by seven authors: Agnes Bosanquet, Jayde Cahir, Gail Crimmins, Janet Free, Karina Luzia, Lilia Mantai, Ann Werner. The chapter appears in a collection edited by Linda Henderson, Ali Black and Susanne Gervis. I can't wait to receive … Continue reading Breathing room

Profanity in the title

I have a new article in Gender and Education co-authored with colleagues James Burford (La Trobe University) and Jan Smith (National University of Ireland). It was a lot of fun to write, not only for the profanity in the title. It's called: ‘Homeliness meant having the fucking vacuum cleaner out’: the gendered labour of maintaining … Continue reading Profanity in the title

Radical self care

It has been quiet on the blog front. During a busy time at work and in life, not posting has been an act of self-preservation and radical self care: Here are two extracts from Mindfulness in the Academy that explain what I mean (with thanks to the editors for sharing their work with me). From … Continue reading Radical self care