2017 · Culture · Heroine/Hero · Interesting Things · Life · Opinion · personal essay · podcasts · Politics · Women

For International Women’s Day 2017 – The Women Who Inspire Me #IWD2017

I’m not a very political person and I must admit I do not really do much to mark International Women’s Day – which I know is bad! But I like to spend the day thinking about the women who really inspire me, and I did that today. Cheryl Strayed Like everyone else I read Wild… Continue reading For International Women’s Day 2017 – The Women Who Inspire Me #IWD2017

Advice · Blogging · Dear Clementine · Life · Opinion · Work

Blogosphere magazine, issue 11

It seems ironic that there is a print magazine about blogging – but it turns out that Blogosphere magazine is worth the irony. Each issue costs £6, not cheap, but they are like little books that you can delve into again and again, and are in no way short on valuable content. Issue 11 features… Continue reading Blogosphere magazine, issue 11

2016 · Film · Opinion · TV · Women

I’ve Just Realised How Much I Love Star Trek

I’ve always liked Star Trek. My older sister and I always used to watch when it was on BBC 2 in the evenings, and I’ve always been fond of it. Deanna’s relationship drama with Worf and Riker in The Next Generation was always entertaining, and it was my introduction to the amazing-ness that is Patrick… Continue reading I’ve Just Realised How Much I Love Star Trek

2016 · Opinion · personal essay · Politics · Women

Thoughts on Theresa May and all this drama

I don’t claim to be any kind of political expert, and there’s probably a lot I could learn and understand better; but I do find the whole thing fascinating, and have been glued to BBC news ever since the results of the EU referendum were announced. Yesterday’s drama only intensified my interest in our political… Continue reading Thoughts on Theresa May and all this drama

Culture · Life · Opinion

Things I Don’t Care About

There are a lot of things these days that the world/internet assumes everyone cares about. These are popular things that a lot of people really do like – they are things that are universally (or at least publicly) acknowledged as good or worth reading about/clicking on. They are things with genuine merit and cultural relevance,… Continue reading Things I Don’t Care About