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The Little Movement

Story Background
“The Little Movement” was first published in 1952 in Fantasy & Science Fiction. Pages numbers come from Paycheck and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. 963 more words

Philip K Dick

Holidays when you have children, to follow or not to follow when they don't make sense to you

I grew up celebrating all holidays, from Easter to Halloween. My mother used to go all the way when it came to decorations, from place mats at the table to almost a haunted house on Halloween. 672 more words


Periods, Consumerism, and My Gentle Menstrual Activism

Today Nursing Clio welcomes a guest post from Jenna Tucker, a graduate student in English at the University of Oregon. She studied Creative Writing at Emerson College in Boston and maintains a personal blog under a pseudonym on the complexities of practicing an ethic of consent in everyday life. 1,083 more words


Don't worry, our planet won't collapse

The other day I watched ‘Don’t shoot the messenger – the idealists of Occupy’. In this documentary inhabitants of a tented protest camp in the centre of Amsterdam tell about their vision and motivation. 471 more words



The North Wall Arts Centre

Wednesday 28th May until Friday 13th June
Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm, Saturday 12pm – 4pm

Lost & Found is a multi-media installation created by Oxfordshire based artists… 224 more words


Trinkets, Totems and Truth

We are surrounded by it.

It wouldn’t be an unusual day, where my attention and energy is pushed, pulled and stretched in all manner of directions. 1,344 more words


Existential Hipsterdom: On Self-Hating Bohemians and the New Cool

BY: d.a. martin

The etymological roots of the term “hipster” are to be found in the 1940′s jazz subculture, growing from the colloquialism ‘hep cat,’ which was defined in jazz musician Cab Calloway’s Hepster’s Dictionary as one “who knows all the answers, understands jive”. 3,342 more words