Is this thing still on? One of the problems of buggering off for weeks is that you feel you have to say something important in order to come back. I'm going to circumvent that feeling this time by pointing out that there's not necessarily a contradiction in this part of Alice Thomson's cri de coeur
on the reverse in feminism:
Fifty years ago women were demanding the right to wear what they wanted. Now M & S has started selling burkinis in its stores at £49.50 with hardly any dissent.
Just because a choice seems inexplicable to you, doesn't mean it isn't a choice...