Articles by Shiha Kaur

building-blocks-primary-colours-thumb-320x213-5351The cost of free childcare

The Conservatives launched their manifesto yesterday. If they win the election, the party pledges to give parents 30 hours of free childcare. It seems like a great woman friendly policy enabling them to work and have affordable childcare. But I disagree.

Shiha Kaur // 15 April 2015

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daffodils-3-thumb-320x336-5237Weekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week's round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers will enjoy, please add links in the comments section below. As usual, please note that a link here doesn't imply endorsement or agreement, and some links might be triggering

Shiha Kaur // 2 March 2015

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make-all-the-noise-poster-resizeWeekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week's round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers will enjoy, please add links in the comments section below. As usual, please note that a link here doesn't imply endorsement or agreement, and some links might be triggering.

Shiha Kaur // 12 January 2015

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Bilbao-blackWeekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers...

Shiha Kaur // 21 July 2014

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welcome-mat-catsWelcome to July’s guest bloggers

It's a new month and time for two more guest bloggers. Please say hello and welcome to July's bloggers Isadora Vibes and Milena Popova.

Shiha Kaur // 2 July 2014

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rsz_orchidWeekly round-up and open thread

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Shiha Kaur // 25 May 2014

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daisyfWeekly round-up and open thread

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Shiha Kaur // 17 February 2014

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redponsettiaWeekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers...

Shiha Kaur // 9 December 2013

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lakeWeekly round-up and open thread

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Shiha Kaur // 30 September 2013

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autumn-blackberriesWelcome to September’s guest bloggers

It's a new month and time for two more guest bloggers. Please welcome Sarah Tomasin and Linnea Dunne.

Shiha Kaur // 1 September 2013

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deck-chairsWeekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers...

Shiha Kaur // 22 July 2013

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ECB-FrankfurtWeekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers...

Shiha Kaur // 6 May 2013

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sunny-tulips-peachWeekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers...

Shiha Kaur // 18 February 2013

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Weekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers...

Shiha Kaur // 10 December 2012

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Godliness and hairiness

Balpreet Kaur and her courage in standing up to those who made fun of her facial hair is the feel good story of the moment. A woman wronged on the...

Shiha Kaur // 27 September 2012

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Weekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers...

Shiha Kaur // 17 September 2012

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Sikh-woman-portraitSikhs control women by extreme actions

Two stories about the actions of a minority of Sikhs in Britain have been published in newspapers this week. The first is about some Sikhs forming an alliance with the...

Shiha Kaur // 7 July 2012

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pink-clematisWeekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers...

Shiha Kaur // 18 June 2012

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rain-girl-correct-sizeWeekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers...

Shiha Kaur // 30 April 2012

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pink-roses-mothers-dayPink is for mums as well as daughters

Next Sunday is Mother’s Day in the United Kingdom. My local paper is filled with promotions for people who want to treat their mums to Sunday lunch or a spa...

Shiha Kaur // 16 March 2012

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peach-rosesWeekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think others will...

Shiha Kaur // 30 January 2012

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rose-resizeWeekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think others will...

Shiha Kaur // 24 October 2011

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injection-resizeThe healing power of English

My grandmother has recently returned from a stay in hospital. A few weeks back she decided to go for a walk in the garden and fractured a bone. It has...

Shiha Kaur // 23 September 2011

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sunshine-2Weekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week’s round-up and open thread. The following are things that we have found that might be of interest to you. Feel free to post anything that you...

Shiha Kaur // 25 July 2011

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sikh-babies-400-300-thumb-225x168-1433Celebrating Sikh baby girls?

Last Sunday I went to a religious service to celebrate the first birthday of two twin girls. It’s tradition in Sikh communities that the paternal grandparents of a baby throw...

Shiha Kaur // 21 July 2011

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