We’re not there yet. Not even close. There are voices trying to get the message through. And there are still those that show they haven’t been listening. In less than a week in Australia alone we’ve had Mia Freedman, Red Symons and oh yeah, the Australian Federal Parliament, demonstrate inarguably that they haven’t been paying … Continue reading You don’t have an excuse, you just weren’t listening
Walking home from work the other night, a well-lit street in a downtown area. “Hey gorgeous – where you going? Wanna come with us?” etc etc etc. It had been so long since anyone had catcalled me (the first time being when I was 12) I didn’t realise at first these dickheads were talking to … Continue reading Why you’re not funny
Ok so we’ve all seen a million of these lists but fuck it – I wanna do my own – and you should too, it’s great to reflect on the amazing fictional female role models in our lives. My context: 28, female, feminist, traveller, reader, writer, career-lost, wine drinking, pasta-eating, theatre fan. Let’s get right … Continue reading My top 5 favourite female characters
I love to read. In the last few years I’ve made a point to read at least one book per month. Last year, wanting to get a good scope of work in I read a range of classics, modern literature, biographies, non-fiction written by both women and men and loved it. This year I’ve decided … Continue reading A Year of Women Writers: Part One
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