Tag Archives: feminism

Miss Representation

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.  – Alice Walker This quote introduces the documentary Miss Representation on Netflix. The film examines the mainstream media’s depiction of women, and how this contributes to the lack of females in positions of leadership. It’s something I genuinely feel […]

A Night at #IRLPanel

This week I had the pleasure of attending the brilliant #IRLPanel, the brainchild of bloggers Emma Gannon and Laura Jane Williams. The aim of their event is to bring together women from the internet for a night of meaningful conversation, self-empowerment and connection IRL (in real life for those who don’t like acronyms). Emma and Laura guided […]

Babe, bae, bbz & other Terms of Endearment

“Alright my divas!!!” trilled the aerobics instructor in a broad East London accent. I instantly cringed and thought this was a mistake. I don’t, and most likely never will, identify as being a “diva” in either the positive or negative connotation. I told myself to just get through the exercise class with as little awkwardness as possible and […]

The Women Who Inspired Me in 2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR FOLKS! I have a cheeky 2015 in review post to put up soon, but for today I’m taking a leaf out of Emma’s amazing post to do a quick shout out to all of the fantastic women who inspired me in 2015. Even though it’s technically a little late, but what you […]

New Book Reviews! Brooklyn, Dear Daughter, The Versions of Us + A Spool of Blue Thread

I promised you more reviews, right?! I’ve read some crackers recently and am getting on for two a week! Ten-year old me would be proud, I think. I read a few others aside from the below, but chose to handpick my faves and whaddayaknow? They all feature strong female characters dealing with the complexities of family […]