It has been an interesting year, thought I’d go through it with some blog posts. Started the year puking, while technically this is a post from last December, it is exactly how January started for me. Dear future self On the subject of the toilet, you know how at the beginning you were thinking you… Read More A 2014 recap: Puking, parenting, pain and feminism
Thanks to my gender I’ve known from a very young age that the expectations for me were radically different than the expectations for a child born to the opposite gender. Thanks to my gender I was taught that it was preferable to be; – caring (even towards those who would hurt us – sometimes especially towards them)… Read More Being an angry woman – and why it scares me
I was very lucky as a child to have a mother who adored books, and she passed this love of reading on to me. I would read anything I could get my hands on (my mother ended up hiding her horror collection from me), from The BFG to Little Women, Goosebumps to The Famous Five,… Read More Let Books Be Books – where’s the harm?
I assume you’ve seen the Goldieblox advert by now? If not, have a look, see what you think. First things first, I love the visuals of the advert. The idea of taking all these passive, pink, pretty things and turning them into some huge, fun, house sized chain reaction feat of engineering. That is excellent… Read More “You like to buy us pink toys and everything else is for boys”