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Growing up a girl 

I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon and post something for International Women’s Day. I was a bit reluctant as I didn’t want to seem like I was writing something just because that’s what everyone else is doing. Then I … Continue reading

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44% The Truth

So staff assaults on London Underground are up by 44%? Whilst I’m glad that this is making the headlines, my initial thought was, well, it’s only going to get worse. And that’s the worst part. My first thought, your first … Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day. My tales.

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Can we Still be Proud of Pride?

Yesterday (Saturday 28th June 2014), I joined other RMT members to take part in London Pride. We collected our banners, flags and hi-vis before making our way to Baker Street and joining the TUC section of the parade, which featured … Continue reading

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So, you want to break the strike?

No one was more disappointed to hear that the latest talks at ACAS had broken down than myself and the other RMT members working on London Underground. I don’t want to go on strike. I don’t want to lose pay. … Continue reading

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Bob Crow. My hero

The first time I met Bob Crow, he came to my home town of Barking in East London to speak out about the BNP’s election campaign. I was just getting active in the RMT and to me, Bob was still … Continue reading

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Why I’m choosing to strike

When the news broke on 7th July 2005 that London had become the victim of a series of terrorist bombings, Underground staff were hailed as heroes. With confused reports of what had occurred and warnings by emergency services if the … Continue reading

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