I’m back! After a couple of weeks of being locked out of my WordPress due to an update issue a couple of dear friends have helped to get me back in. Aside from having to deal with a hacked blog post, I’m back. With that in mind I do have a couple of posts lined […]
There’s been a trend among brands in recent months that, honestly, is pissing me off. Christmas and New Year is always a rough time for anyone battling with body issues as it’s rife with jokes about feeling fat/eating everything/feeling gross and associating it with fatness. The usual rude associations with fatness. But what I find […]
It’s pretty magical (and lucky) to have a talented photographer as a friend. The weather has been pretty grim here; warm and damp reminiscent of spring, like it’s clinging on to the last vestiges of summer. But as our days off collided the weather brightened, and while still warm, had a more welcoming chill of […]
HelloGiggle.com recently shared this photograph from selling website/app Wish, that were advertising a pair of plus size shorts: Charming, huh? As noted in the HG article this is an incredibly cruel way to advertise clothing. Naturally there’s been some uproar over social media. Christina, of Interrobang art, who makes and sells clothing up to a […]
New Year, Same Old Diet spiel: Is it time we ditched the tired tropes? Trigger warnings for diet talk.
“Every weight loss program, no matter how positively it’s packaged, whispers to you that you’re not right. You’re not good enough. You’re unacceptable and you need to be fixed.” ― Kim Brittingham, Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large Fat acceptance and body positivity for some is […]
That’s it folks. All 5 days of it. /sarcasm. Summer is over and with it the cooler nights drawing in quicker and leaves starting to tumble around us. Looking out of my window as I write this I see a grey sky and so I wanted to give a wistful farewell to summer. I felt […]
Outing yourself as a feminist on social media often erupts a tsunami or eye-rolling from Facebook friends who hit the unfollow button faster than a speeding bullet. Coming into your own, politically speaking, can be a real eye-opening experience. Facebook is a beast of its own and is quite unique in that, for some, there […]