Why do girls fear maths?

Shirley Conran: ‘Why do girls fear maths?’ She’s championed women in the boardroom and the bedroom, and now, at the age of 85, Shirley Conran – author, entrepreneur, all-round ‘Superwoman – has turned her focus on the classroom. She tells Peter Stanford

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Six Money Survival Tips

Jane Austin and money - on the face of the £10 note

From now on, take ALL responsibility for your financial future. Don’t let anyone talk you out of it, especially someone you love. This is simple, but it takes time…

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Why Can’t a Woman be More Like a Man?

Personal Ability
– A long phone conversation lasts 30 seconds.
– One mood can fit his entire life.
– He expects astonished approval for the smallest act of consideration, such as tidying the fridge…

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The Last Taboo

It is the last taboo.
Talking about it is not something a nice girl does in mixed company, it is indelicate…

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The national debt and the budget overspend

Shirley Conran

Political smokescreen-speak may well confuse two items that are vital to this election, the national debt and the budget overspend.

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Mother Stuff

Baby

A naughty tabloid newspaper has linked two ideas of mine that were unrelated in the interview I gave.

The newspaper suggests that I regretted having given birth to my sons.

This is not true.

This is roughly what I said…

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Any more waves?

Fashionable ladies on the phone

Why do I feel that this time it’s going to be different? That the Fourth Wave of Feminism will actually achieve equality? Because the men are different…

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