Women, Women in Sport, Writing

Honeyballers: Lady Florence Dixie and the dangerous women of Scottish women’s football

The Dangerous Women Project  is an initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. The Project asks: what does it mean to be a ‘dangerous woman’? The idea that women are dangerous individually or collectively permeates many historical periods, cultures and areas of contemporary life (despite, and in some instances in… Continue reading Honeyballers: Lady Florence Dixie and the dangerous women of Scottish women’s football

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Inspiring women. The making of “GIRL”.. #GOGIRL

All through life, I seek, and find, inspiration. This involves anything from looking out of the window, to reading a book, to listening to someone speak with passion and determination. This last week or so though my inspiration has come from a fabulous song written by singer / songwriter Sharon Martin. "GIRL" is beautiful, and the… Continue reading Inspiring women. The making of “GIRL”.. #GOGIRL

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There’s no “you cannae do that” here..

Laura Montgomery and Carol Anne Stewart are the founders of Glasgow City FC, the most dominant force in Scottish women's football. In 1998, fed up with the lack of facilities, faith and foundation on which women's football was floundering they decided to create their own club. (The environment was sexist, discriminatory and for the most… Continue reading There’s no “you cannae do that” here..