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The one where I have to choose between research proposals...

I’ve been offered an interview for a doctorate studentship (hallelujah! Every postgrad dream right there). However, it’s in a different city to where I currently live, and the topic area is slightly different to what I’m currently researching. 97 more words


Idiocy & Sincerity

Here is an essay about masculinity and feminism. How does masculinity bring its troublesome loins into the feminist world? How does the feminist world embrace them? 20 more words


This is my world

I took a series of photographs of Bethany (model) around her family’s home! This was taken in her fathers garage which was a complete mess, bikes, wheels, pumps, oils, spanners etc… I wanted to capture the essence of such purity and femininity against this masculine cliche of a garage.

No Man Like Him

“Adversity hardened him, annealed him, it made him rise to the challenge and beat it back ’til he knew in his own mind that there was no man like him in all the country, nobody tougher, more resourceful, more independent.”  - from… 6 more words


Nobody Told Me

I must’ve been three-years-old the first time I noticed it. My babysitter was serving pickles for lunch, and I didn’t want any part of that. 1,677 more words

Black masculinity in crisis

I am reblogging this from my feminist sister blog, godivasmarbles.wordpress.com, she is my East African sister, from an East African mother. Lover her.

So remember that line about ‘posts by like minded people’ in my pilot blog post? 1,049 more words



Five weeks into my teacher training course, I’m exhausted. Yeah on the whole I’m having a great time, the people are really cool, and most of the sessions are helpful, but the days are so long (two days this week were 8am-7.30pm) and I’m exhausted. 687 more words