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We are all equal in terms of rights; it is not birth but virtue that should make the difference” – Adapted from Voltaire

Inequality in conditions is a fact of life. 718 more words



Dear Reader,

This blog is not going to be fun. It’s not going to be comedic. It’s not going to be a cute thing with pictures of my outfits on a daily basis. 179 more words


Ode to the worn out work horse.

Must I surrender to the end of the day?

The darkness encroaches, as sun slips away.

No light left but this laptop, glowing here with me. 284 more words

Identity And Purpose

Week 43: The Jane Austen Book Club

books = babies

Remember the seaguls from Finding Nemo, with their nasal voices repeating mine mine mine? Yep, that’s how most book fanatics think of their favourite books and authors, and certainly in this novel, that’s how the majority of the book club members feel about Austen. 898 more words

October 2014

Who's Pulling Your Strings?

I took a preemptive strike at staving off aging in my early  forties by getting an upper eyelid blepharoplasty, commonly known as an “eye lift.”  This is one of the cosmetic surgeries Renee Zellweger supposedly had according to the recent media frenzy, that made her “completely unrecognizable.” I was dating a younger man when I had the procedure and was very conscious of our age difference. 1,084 more words


Renée Zellweger, Feminism, and Me

So. She’s been all over the internet the last few days. Renée Zellweger (hereafter, RZ, to save my poor fingers) disappeared from the public eye for a month and reappeared a different woman.  548 more words