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Finally Recovered

It’s taken almost a whole week for me to recover from my weekend – so apologies for no posts this week. As an Australian, I feel it is forgivable for me to be a bit slack for at least 3 days post Australia Day as it is predominantly a drinking holiday (at least for me), but I must admit that is not where most of my recovery is from. 66 more words


Confusion about 50% Probabilities

About a month ago I started using PredictionBook. The idea is that you record how confident you are that certain events will happen, and then later compare how confident you were against whether or not the events actually did or didn’t happen. 360 more words


A Day in the Life

It’s seven o’clock and Tierkidi refugee-camp is buzzling of early morning activity. It’s food distribution day, and Nyaboth (16) is patiently waiting for the queue in front of her to get smaller. 429 more words

eloisedesousa reblogged this on Poet's Corner and commented:

Working on the same trend of women today, here is a story of a refugee woman in Tierkidi. When people question why feminists stand up against the inequality of women in this world, this is a perfect depiction of why.

If I Had a Dollar (Why I Am a Feminist)

Because my mother was a painter and a beauty when artists had patrons and a woman like that needed a man to take care of her, so she married a money man. 948 more words


eloisedesousa reblogged this on Poet's Corner and commented:

Girl in the Hat is a woman who vocalises the incredible journey of every woman, every girl through life in a simple, unassuming way that makes we want to cry out in agreement at her words, then wipe my tears, raise my chin and walk strong.

The Health Effects of Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

There seem to be a lot of people who are highly confident that veg*n diets are either very good for human health or very bad for it. 797 more words


Welcome Back

Nice of you to join us summer, but we were expecting you like AGES AGO!
It was kind of wrong to watch the Australian Open and see all the players and spectators look so comfortable, but here it is, the real Melbourne summer, when the BOM predicts a high of 29 degrees and we hit 34. 24 more words


Colour Me

Pic borrowed from mixedracefamilies.blogspot.com

Pick a race
I might be
White, Black, Asian
Running through me. 59 more words