*PLEASE NOTE THAT MAJORITY OF THIS WAS WRITTEN PRIOR PLACEMENT* I’ll have you know that I am a master procrastinator. Instead of doing homework - and trust me I have a mountain load - I sit down on my dinner table, and write mini-reviews. Because if I’m not doing homework, I am reading. Literally, [...]
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen, is an analytical study concerning the notion of what it means to be an ‘acceptable’ woman. Through the lens of female celebrities, Petersen emphasises the boundaries by which female behaviour is policed in both the public and private [...]
I just don't really agree with feminism, you say, I love men, so how could I perpetuate an ideologue that demeans them? I find catcalls flattering, you claim, it is nice to know that men find me attractive. It's just a joke, you say, when a man calls me a cheeky bitch Just some harmless [...]
As it has been my first week out of placement, I haven't read all that many books (but ask me how many videos I've binged watched about BTS *insert jungkook gif here*). But I have managed to find the motivation between lazing around and basking in the knowledge that I have absolutely nothing due, to finally [...]
Last year, I made a mission to read all the poetry collections that I could get my hands on (and that I could afford) after I spontaneously picked up Rupi Kaur's Milk and Honey and fell in absolute and overwhelming love. So I thought, in the spirit of upcoming holidays, how about I write a list [...]
Fellow friends and other dudes, I just wanted to apologise for not being as active as usual on the ol' blog, I have just finished placement so I am hoping to be posting three times a week as usual (but like give me another week to get back into the groove please)! I have already [...]
nothing it seems will fill the gaping hole of my soul. you mistaken pain grief loneliness you mistaken the rupturing of my self as easy fucking access to the shell i leave behind. - go fuck yourself, mate.
is it too much to ask for consent. is it too emasculating for him to even consider a no. a stop. a don’t touch me. (victim blaming) shaming slut. whore. She asked for it, they say. But she wasn’t asked anything It was taken Stolen. Why do we ignore him? Why isn’t he held accountable? [...]
beauty is a construct. it forces, enforces, standards of beauty to conform to an institutionalisation of individual suppression. you are unique. you are the only you in existence. be you without fear, rebel against the authority which deigns to speak about the wonderment of your face. - because you are beautiful, love.
Ok, I wrote this quick little rant before one of my classes because I couldn't hold in my emotions and also because I was procrastinating haarrdd. I just really wanted to wax poetic about Archangel's Viper by Nalini Singh. Now, if you've read my post where I literally rant (oh my god that is literally all [...]