Is Jeremy Corbyn’s Win A Sign We’re Breaking Through The ‘Class’ Ceiling?

Turning the Tide

Last week an ex journalist friend suggested I send some of my favourite blog posts to the editor of the Guardian comments section. “They really are that good,” he said enthusiastically.
I said thanks of course, and assured him I would, but I haven’t, despite some prods and pokes from my husband and adult children. It doesn’t matter how much others believe in you if you don’t believe in yourself.

I may not have sent off my blog posts, but I have at least wallowed in a bit of self reflection to determine why I haven’t followed my friends advice. Yes, there’s the simple truth I don’t think they are good enough, but it’s why I think that way that is the most revealing. Before I share the answer let me tell you something about myself…

My mum worked as a hospital cleaner for most of my childhood, and my…

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