Entries by Mette Poynton from 12/2012

'Mummy, Santa Needs £1 for My Present'

| Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

My husband and I have decided to let our children believe in Santa Claus. We entertain the idea by leaving out milk and cookies on Christmas Eve, by suggesting they could go on the Naughty List if they misbehave and on Christmas morning, one of the presents for them is from Santa.

Feminism and Sexism: Not the Same Thing!

| Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

I strongly believe that Feminism IS over. What's alive and well, however, is Sexism and that is a subject ALL people, men as well as women, should concern themselves with.

Fatties Are Fair Game!

| Posted 12.14.2012 | UK Lifestyle

But why do I care so much, then? Because I'm offended. I'm overweight and these jokes offend me. Why is it okay to make jokes that offend and hurt a large (yes, I read it!) part of our society? It shouldn't be!

The Unenthusiastic Dieter - New Year's Resolution

| Posted 12.31.2012 | UK Lifestyle

I am writing this blog post on December 31st. Tonight my family and I are going celebrate New Year's Eve with some wonderful friends. We'll be in good company, good food will be served and I will enjoy it immensely and have no boring killjoy thoughts of diets and exercise. But next year (that's tomorrow, of course) the diet begins.