Need a last minute guide and cheat sheet generator to take into the polling booth (and know which polling place near you has the oughta-be-obligatory Democracy Sausage sizzle happening)? Here’s the links you need.
WTF OTD: Me-me-me-ternity leave
A schmaltz-free post on mothering for Mother’s Day! Denise Huza’s response on xojane to an author interview that made a lot of women (not all of them mothers) pretty damn cranky: – “After years of mothers getting little recognition for what they do, we are finally making headway. It’s no longer a secret that mothering is hard, thankless work. Foye’s argument for “me-ternity” (a term I hope I never have to type or read again) craps on that fight.”
96th Down Under Feminists Carnival
Welcome to the 96th Down Under Feminists Carnival.
Pamela Denoon Lecture 2016: Nelly Thomas
On International Women’s Day, for those who can make it to Canberra, the annual Pamela Denoon Lecture will be given by Nelly Thomas on the topic of “Sexual Equality: negotiating a modern minefield”. From their website: While sex is ubiquitous,… Read More ›
100 books by women in 2016
My reading challenge for 2016.
February Sydney Hoyden Meet Up
All the details on our 7 February Coogee Beach meet up.
Vale David Bowie
What’s your favourite David Bowie song/movie/thing?
Here’s 200 things to keep me busy for the rest of this year
One of my 2016 New Year resolutions has been daily decluttering. Nothing too intensive on any one day, just picking a corner/box/drawer/cupboard/shelf and committing a Neatness Of The Day. Some Daily Neatnesses will no doubt be more impressive undertakings than others.
New Year’s Open Thread
The first open thread of 2016. What’s new Hoydens?
King Lear and Family Dramas
I have a piece up at The Conversation on how King Lear is a great primer in common dysfunctional emotional/behavioural patterns between an ageing parent and adult children. It’s a seasonal special! King Lear and Family Gatherings There are plot summary… Read More ›