Wednesday 23 August 2017

Good week for period dramas

Forget about a game of two halves, this was a week of two periods.

One may have been the product of a vaguely demented billionaire's fevered imagination, but one definitely happened - because everyone saw it, whether they wanted to or not.

Marathon runner Kiran Ghandi announced that she ran the London marathon without a tampon because: "You can't tell a marathoner to clean themselves up, or to prioritise the comfort of others. On the marathon course, I could choose whether or not I wanted to participate in this norm of shaming."

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