Me: Shouldn’t you be getting ready for school?
Sprog The Younger: I don’t have to start getting ready until 7:21, actually.
Hey, wanna get all ‘1970’s Germain Greer’ feminism and analyse female genital art together? Oh, don’t be such a kill-joy, yes you do. This is an interesting art piece. The sculptor, Jamie McCartney has created a piece called The Great Wall of Vagina, involving 400 casts of vulvas. McCartney says he was motivated in part by the world’s growing misogynist… Read more →
Have we reached a tipping point in Australian politics? Will the protests end with a change of government?
Image credit. (Some Not Suitable For Work links included in this post). Not long after her baby was born, Madison Young, an adult actor – also an artist, film director, gallery director, and activist – put on an art show titled Becoming MILF at Femina Potens, a gallery she owns specialising in queer, trans and non-gender-binary art. In the show… Read more →
This news made me squeal like David Tennant being offered cake – last week Sensei Keiko Fukuda became the first ever woman to earn a 10th degree black belt in judo.
…that one can only manage to get one’s views published in the opinion pages of a national broadsheet, one knows that the nation is in a parlous state of enforced conformity indeed.
I’ve just started a new Flickr group called Brave New Web, inspired by the awesome my.nameis.me website.
An arrest has been made in the Daniel Morcombe case. The arrested person faces court tomorrow. Supporters of Daniel and his family are asked to wear something red tomorrow to show your support.
Over the last many years I have struggled with physical limitations. I and a few friends like me, have come to call ourselves “Border Gimps”, especially since society not only loves to have a name for things, but also to help sort through the current “P.C. phrase of the month”. Now I know there are as many thoughts on that sort of thing as there are people to think them, but here is how I and mine define it.
Are any of you watching Game of Thrones? Have you seen the ‘extended breastfeeding’ scene in episode 5? (Not there yet, then look away, look away, this post is probably going to be full of SPOILERS from the first season). And if you have seen the scene, did you laugh? Because isn’t the mother, Lysa Arryn lots of people’s bad… Read more →
Thoughts? Questions you were happy they asked, wished they’d asked, wished they hadn’t asked? Any statistical notes?
Yes, it really is a post about hanging out the washing. Five seconds of your life that you’ll never get back. Oh Kerry, please do ask me. Back of the t-shirt. (What does that even mean?) And my todder son , Cormac, at Montessori playgroup hanging out the washing. This is one of his favourite activities, mine too, actually. Very… Read more →
Too busy for normal blogging, so I thought I’d let you in on some of the webwrangling work I’ve been doing:
I’m not going to go into spoilers, but I can say if you like bluemilk’s blog you will enjoy her writing which is simultaneously distilled essence of bluemilk expanded tenfold into a really fantastic chapter.