My support of same-sex marriage

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Over the past few months I’ve been increasingly raising my voice in support of same-sex marriage – or “equal marriage” as I’ll call it from here on. Many of my blog readers are from outside the UK, so in case any of you weren’t aware, on 29th March 2014 England and Wales saw equal marriage become a […]

Radio 4 Thought For The Day, 3 April 2014

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Vicky is a regular on Radio 4′s Today programme, the station’s flagship morning news show with over 7 million listeners. She delivers their Thought For The Day broadcast and is the youngest of their religious contributors. You can listen to it here. The script is below. Charlie Chaplin – the name conjures up an unmistakable image; a […]

Church Times article, 21 Feb 2014

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I wrote for The Church Times this week (the leading Church of England newspaper, with a weekly circulation of over 34k subscribers). My article explores the tensions I’ve experienced by identifying as ‘Christian’ and ‘Feminist’ simultaneously. You can read it here.

Radio 4 Thought For The Day, 20 Feb 2014

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Vicky is a regular on Radio 4′s Today programme, the station’s flagship morning news show with over 7 million listeners. She delivers their Thought For The Day broadcast and is the youngest of their religious contributors. You can listen to it here. The script is below. ‘As we speak, our words create worlds’ George Orwell […]

Vicky interviewed by On Religion

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Vicky was interviewed by the UK’s religion and ethics magazine “On Religion”. They asked her to discuss her recent project “Faith In Feminism” and explain the vision behind it. You can read it here.

Church Times article, 31 Jan 2014

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I wrote for The Church Times this week (the leading Church of England newspaper, with a weekly circulation of over 34k subscribers). My article was about why anyone my age would want to ‘bother’ attending Church and whether Church has a place in our digital age. You can read it here.You can read it here.

Church Times article, 24 Jan 2014

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I wrote for The Church Times this week (the leading Church of England newspaper, with a weekly circulation of over 34k subscribers). My article was about children and the online world. You can read it here.  

Radio 4 Thought For The Day, 16 Jan 2014

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Vicky is a regular on Radio 4′s Today programme, the station’s flagship morning news show with over 7 million listeners. She delivers their Thought For The Day broadcast and is the youngest of their religious contributors. You can listen to it  here. The script is below. Three weeks in to January is a tricky time for New […]

Radio 4 Thought For The Day, 23 Nov 2013

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Vicky is a regular on Radio 4′s Today programme, the UK’s flagship morning radio news show, with over 7 million listeners. She delivers their Thought For The Day broadcast and is the youngest of their religious contributors. You can listen to it here. The script is below. The humble wardrobe was given magical significance by the story […]

Radio 4 Thought For The Day, 16 Nov 2013

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[You can listen here] However chilly it feels to us in the UK at the moment, it’s nothing compared to the icy temperatures experienced by Prince Harry who recently spent the night in a freezer. This army training facility exposed him to temperatures of minus 35 degrees and icy winds of 45 miles per hour. It […]

Radio 4 Thought For The Day, 23 Oct 2013

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[You can listen here] Back in the summer I found myself in an unlikely situation. I was standing outside London’s busy Bank tube station with the morning traffic whizzing past. The unlikely aspect of this was my outfit; I was wearing a red cape, a sword and a shield. Dressed up as Boudicca I was there […]

Cameron’s cyber-bullying advice

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After the tragic suicide of Hannah Smith, we are all left asking huge questions about social media and the dark side of the Internet. I was heartened when I saw David Cameron was making a statement about Ask.Fm and cyber-bullying. But as I listened to his words I wanted to throw my coffee mug out […]

Why I’m not participating in #TwitterSilence

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Due to the incessant trolling and abuse that’s been taking place against women on Twitter recently, today has been earmarked as a day to stay off the social network. The initial idea was Caitlin Moran’s (see tweet above) and I respect her greatly as she has dealt with a vast amount of social media abuse […]