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On the wall is a sign
that points to Seaside
It points the right way
and we’ve nothing to hide
For just ten minutes walk… 64 more words


You're Spoiled; Stop Being Ashamed

I have some things to say about this “I’m Spoiled; Stop Shaming Me” article that’s going around. I’ll do this by responding to quotes taken directly from it, but here is the link to the full article, which you should always read before you read a response to one: 852 more words

Word Doodles

Talking about privilege with our kids


A few years ago I came across this Buzzfeed article that talked about how a high school teacher had explained the term privilege to his students. 1,172 more words

Geek Parenting

When you're low income, everything you do is wrong.

I’m almost finished reading Linda Tirado’s book Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America. I only discovered it a few days ago, so the fact that I’m almost done means it’s good. 1,314 more words


As free as my sisters

“You guys are so brave. I could never live like you do.” Something we’ve heard quite regularly since leaving the security of London in favour of freelancing and vagabonding. 363 more words

What Is A Double Standard?

A double standard is the application of different sets of principles for similar situations. In our case we are exploring how women a different set of standards applied to them than men (and it wasn’t set by women). 269 more words

History Of Double Standards