Helen writes at the Cast Iron Balcony. She’s a blogger, she’s a grinner, she’s a mother, she’s a sinner. She plays her music in the sun. Last year, some cartoons which appeared with two of Miranda Devine‘s articles caught my… Read More ›
Month: February 2009
Quickhit: Maternity Services Review and Homebirth
Further to our thread on the Maternity Services Review, check out ABC Unleashed: Homebirth ban, by Alison Leemen The Maternity Services Review report, released last weekend, was an attempt to delivery continuity of care and midwife-led services to more Australian… Read More ›
Otterday, and Open Thread
Wildlife photographer Enrique Aguirre snapped this shot of a sea otter with a rusty videocam in Monterey Bay. [h/t to parissite] Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening… Read More ›
Friday Hoyden: Octavia Butler, by Guest Hoyden Chally
Today’s Friday Hoyden is by guest Hoyden Chally from Zero At The Bone. Chally’s ode to Octavia Butler was first published here, and is also being discussed at io9. Chally is a scary feminist whose hobbies include French knitting, eating… Read More ›
Better than (foo), reminds me of (bar)
A new meme! Using one of the tips from this handy Lifehacker post (Top 10 Obscure Google Search Tricks – it’s recommended as a way to find music/movies etc that you might like based on a musician/film you already like) I plugged in a few different search terms to Google to see what came up (although as I am a poliblogger with a shriveled husk of a heart, I tweaked the search in order to more likely find the pol-abuse) .
The Tenth Down Under Feminists Carnival is fast approaching – please submit your posts now.
The Tenth Edition of the Down Under Feminists Carnival is fast approaching! The deadline for submissions is the end of the month, so get your posts in before midnight Saturday. SUBMIT YOUR POSTS HERE. This edition will be hosted by… Read More ›
Thursday Cheezburger: Hoyden Kittehs!
Hoydenkittehs say Happy Thursday:
I should have known better
but I clicked onto Sam de Brito’s blog anyway because I was bored. I skipped the whole ‘fat bottom’ thing and went to look at the post with the piccy of Julia Gillard (our deputy PM for our OS readers)…. Read More ›
Not so wordless Wednesday
[Via Mothers for Women’s Lib.]
Quickhit: “He’s just a rich rapist who has suffered enough”
Via commenter Fem at Ideologically Impure comes this rape story out of New Zealand. It’s hardly original, but it is an exemplar of the genre. Warm up your Rape Apologist Bingo cards (I think credit should go to Shakesville for… Read More ›