The makers of board game Cluedo (a murder mystery game) have killed off Mrs White (a housekeeper) and replaced her with another female character called Dr Orchid. She is a biologist with a PhD in plant toxicology.
It seems like a while ago that I wrote about how television newsreaders look (Audience responses to the physical appearance of newsreaders and Newsreaders as eye candy)
When writing those articles, I wondered if we will ever see a grey haired female newsreader to match the grey haired male newsreaders. That still seems like a long way off compared to the alleged complaint made by Louis Minchin about being ‘up-seated’ by her new, younger colleague,
Yesterday was the session that I normally do with my first years about clothing, food and identities. We talk about whether we judge people on what they wear and today I read that the Prime Minister David Cameron commented on Jeremy Corbyn’s clothing.
- See this link which highlights the clothing exchange between Cameron and Corbyn during Prime Minister’s Questions today
We also talked about people who have been in the news for wearing their pyjamas to the shops or parents wearing pyjamas whilst dropping off children at school.
Amal Clooney was described as ‘actor’s wife’ in coverage of Human Rights Trial.
Does it matter that she is married to a well known actor? Is it relevant to the job she is doing?
I enjoyed organising the Pankhurst Picnic and the weather held out for us all as highlighted in the Worcester News