Recently Hollywood has gotten a bad rap (to say the least) with regards to the treatment of women in the industry. Hopefully, the tragic row of confessions that led to the discovery of so much abuse and sexism in Hollywood will actually lead to some change. The future does indeed look promising with movements like… Continue reading 4 Women Who Nailed It In the Movie Industry
For the past couple of years travelling has been a big part of my life. Here I talk about why travelling is a form of female empowerment and how it can have different meanings for women.
When I was younger this guy I knew said something along the lines of: "Women don't have the same intellectual capacity as men. Look at literature: there's more male authors than female authors". I remember as a teenager being stumped by the question. I did think of myself as a feminist by virtue of the… Continue reading How I Became a Feminist
The other week someone asked me how long I've been living in Dublin and I realised that I've been here a year and a half now. It doesn't sound like much, but that means that I've adopted certain Irish mannerisms and because I've been thinking about them lately and because, as those of you who… Continue reading What Happens When You’ve Lived in Ireland for a While
My most recent obsession has been vintage handbags - because the last thing my unemployed ass needs is another vintage obsession. But don't judge me and let me tell you how this new obsession came about. It is a cute story about nice people and things that are valuable in different ways. I have always… Continue reading Vintage Handbags: A Post About Nice Gestures and Fashion with a Story