The internet can be a strange thing sometimes. At once, a huge community of like-minded people, but sometimes also a reminder of what you lack. I've been part of a few different conversations lately about the comparisons we draw between ourselves and others, and the jealousy and the feeling of not being good enough that … Continue reading Comparisons, Jealousy and Being Enough
The above statistics were published by The Guardian, and go some way to expressing the pitifully low rate of convictions for rape and sexual assault here in the UK. I wanted to talk today about excuses. I have always been someone who has strong opinions, and I do get wound up by things that most … Continue reading The Soapbox: The Bystander Effect
I’ll be honest, there was a large part of me that wanted to write a Samantha Brick parody, but I’ve read three already today, so I decided it was maybe best I didn’t. Lucky enough to not know who Samantha Brick is? Allow me to enlighten you, Samantha Brick writes charming articles for the Daily … Continue reading Samantha Brick–Do You Hate Other Women For Their Beauty?
So the latest instalment of the Twilight movie saga is out. Young (and not so young) girls will be queuing up to see it. And I once again take to my soapbox to preach the evils of Twilight and all it stands for. Twilight is aimed at pre-teen and young teen girls, who are at … Continue reading The Soapbox: Twilight