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Introducing… The Seasonal Body!

Welcome to The Seasonal Body! This is a space dedicated to exploring the intersection of food justice, body image, and disability. Working within an anti-oppressive and intersectional framework, you can expect posts from a range of topics that fit within the realms of feminist food studies, local food advocacy, ecopsychology/nature connection, body positivity, ‘Health at Every Size’/fat acceptance, disability activism, and more. 399 more words



I found some new anti-bacterial soap in the laundry room yesterday. It’s red and smells red. Like cherries, pomegranates, strawberries, raspberries, like red things. It lingers on my hands like the taste of Robitussin on my tongue and I am slightly more red. 291 more words


Puntarelle. Punto.

Ever hear of Puntarelle? I didn’t until I came to Italy, and more specifically Rome. It is a type of chicory, a bit bitter, and often served only from November to January.  80 more words


Not Much Happenin'

We are hunkered down in the cold. In fact I am, perhaps, too hunkered…as in too hunkered in front of Minecraft. But that’s how it is. 454 more words


My Valentine

January 29, 2015

It’s going to happen again. Valentine’s day. Julie’s February birthday. Shoot. I need to plan for that somehow. Two weeks.

Two weeks.

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Family Life

Dazzle in Design

In Razzle 1. and Razzle-Dazzle 2. I outlined the history of this counter-intuitive ‘opposite’ to camouflage, a technique to visually confuse the enemy when attempting to ‘sight’ missiles. 253 more words

Seasonal Stories

Seasonality and Crannogs

The weather of the past few days here in Aberdeen has hinted that Spring is not too distant. It is so often archaeologically invisible, but even in modern times, where we benefit from climate controlled everything, changing seasons guide, shape and organise our lives. 474 more words