My brother’s daughter’s hoyden and geek credentials are impeccable. At 21, she has already travelled to and spoken at UN conferences as a member of the Youth Climate Coalition, including Cancun and Durban (2011), where she was one of the activists expelled for protesting against the direction the conference was taking. She’s studying science (and other things) at Monash, and is an active feminist who took part in the action against the rape joke “debate” at Station 59.
Here she is bonding with her Dad over the Christmas break by doing a little gadget construction. Bonding with your daughters doing electronics, woodwork, mechanics or baking: A very feminist thing to do over the holidays and there should be a lot more of it.
I thought I’d throw it open to the geeks and Hoydens at HAT: What is she making? Hint: It’s something not many households have, and it’s really, really cool. Guesses in comments below. The caption comments are hers.
“Soldering for nearly four hours straight. My neck hurts but SOON I will have a [redacted]!
So, what are they making? Have at it in comments!