Author Archives: herriotts

Why does Santa have to be Real?

At this time of year, any discussion thread on Mumsnet can be derailed by one particular highly contentious issue. The usual shibboleths – loo brushes, wearing undies under nightwear, the Gina Ford devotees vs the babywearers – are swept aside … Continue reading

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The usual suspects – Sally Hines

The usual suspects fall into several categories. Sally Hines (@sally_hines) is a very vocal supporter of trans ideology on Twitter but she isn’t a blue tick and has less than 3,000 followers. Her real influence is via her day job; … Continue reading

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The usual suspects … Jan Morris

Something we hear quite often about civilians in the Great Gender War Of 2018 is that they think all TIMs (trans identified males) are like Hayley from Coronation Street. Hayley Cropper, who started life as Harold, was a sweet, nurturing … Continue reading

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I want my country back! A cautionary tale.

In 1973, someone in your family left a coat at a station. Ever since then, your family have been wearing all sorts of coats – Tyrolean Lodens, leather jackets from Milan, Fjällräven all-weather jackets – but there’s a thread of … Continue reading

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Is it true that an MtT’s life expectancy is only 35?

We’re in the midst of an epidemic of violence against trans people, shrieks Paris Lees. He goes on to say “I won’t bombard you with statistics from around the world but I can tell you that a 2014 report concluded that the average … Continue reading

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Resigning from the Labour Party

Ian McNicol, General Secretary Labour Central, King’s Manor Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6PA Dear Ian Thank you for your letter asking me to renew my membership of the Labour Party. As you’ll be aware, I have been a member for many … Continue reading

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To Megan at Yellowberry

Subject: Sorry you’ve been bullied Dear Megan I even know about Yellowberry until a couple of days ago, when a trans activist took it upon himself to virtue-signal by telling you that not only girls need bras. I’ve subsequently read … Continue reading

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