Welcome to another personal update, for April 2021.
Girlboss feminism. Sounds so empowering doesn’t it? Yet becoming a “girlboss” requires so much privilege, and even if someone does end up becoming one, how can we know if it can achieve any sort of real sense of happiness.
Productivity culture tells us that there is always something that we could be doing. Always something extra, which of course doing it is far more productive than not choosing to do it. Literally every time. Economically of course it is convenient, but is this really natural, and how bad can it be for our mental health?
“Oh wow, she is doing another of these annoying update posts, even though there is literally nothing to say!” Yeah, probably true. But if you know the school timetable then you will know that this week is half term, meaning that I have more time to spend focusing on this blog (especially considering that becauseContinue reading “Little Update”
Anyone else hate the prospect of a boring 9-5 office job? Perhaps instead you would prefer to be an entrepreneur, but in that case you probably should realise that you will be putting in more hours than you may think. Although there again, with the changing technology, and thanks to covid, anything is possible…
What they don’t tell you about fast fashion! What YOU NEED to know about sustainable brands, thrift shopping and about everything going on with stores like depop.
We all know that it is Pretty women who seem to receive the male gaze. However is there another privilege associated with this? Such as the bimbo and helo effect, and why this is in society?
Sigh, Sixth form and school. The subject that anyone who would have been due to take A levels or GCSEs this summer would want to back away from. However this is pretty hard to avoid as exams have been cancelled for the second time in a row, just a couple of weeks after they wereContinue reading “Were They Right to Cancel Exams?”
Hello! So here is another personal update, on the grounds that they are easier to write than the other kinds of posts which I do, and because I actually do have something relevant to say. So in recent weeks I haven’t been my best (at the time of writing this) but as I am writingContinue reading “Personal Update”
Ugh, I am sure you all know what a chav is, and by now I am sure you have seen the term “roadnam” being splashed around as well. Maybe you have sneered at someone sporting either of these styles (I know I am guilty). But should we really be using these terms in such a derogatory way>