There is great satisfaction to be had in finding the perfect title to a post, along with the corresponding FRIENDS image. I imagine it’s much like Archimedes must have felt when he settled in to his favourite bath. After years of living in Salisbury, Bristol and (most confusingly) Manchester, I have finally been sucked in to… Read More London Baby!
One of the biggest life lessons I ever learnt was at a very young age, ensconced in my cosy living room, watching Pocahontas. This film is brilliant for many reasons. It brings us the cartoon heartthrob John Smith along with Ratcliffe – one of the best villains since Captain Hook. It also, of course, stars… Read More ‘Pocahontas’ Changed My Life
I love washing. Not the noun the verb. To wash. To have a shower, to have a bath. the lovely soap suds late at night or the refreshing shower gels early in the morning. To feel all clean and pink like an angry newborn as you emerge the colour of a boiled lobster only to… Read More Living Without ‘Stuff”
Whenever I have been to my universities femsoc meetings (yes you are looking at the new femsoc website co-co-ordinator, that’s right) I am blown away by people’s intelligence, by their refreshing viewpoints and by their sharp political minds, not to mention they are lovely people. One thing I am not blown away by is… Read More Red Lipstick Feminism
Feminism: The belief system that every human is equal regardless of gender. One of my favourite posts ‘The F Word’, was written on the cusp of my first flirtation with feminism. I have always been a feminist, in the same way that I have always been a female, I consider it as something thats fundamental… Read More My Love Letter To Feminism
My sweetest peas, the thing that occurred to me to talk about has a tale behind it. Once upon a time a beautiful talented extraordinary human being, incidentally the author and editor of what you’re reading, had their first proper boyfriend. As all events spored from hormones and youth do it wound to an end… Read More Breakup Fallout
As many a fellow human on this planet, around the time of April, with the threat of summer looming, after a lengthly stay in the land of plenty, I looked at myself in the instrument of torture called a full length mirror and thought ‘this will never do’. As I’ve mentioned a few blogs ago,… Read More How To; Exercise Your Way Into Obesity