"Femininity is depicted as weakness, the sapping of strength, yet masculinity is so fragile that apparently even the slightest brush with the feminine destroys it."
"If we can’t write diversity into sci-fi, then what’s the point? You don’t create new worlds to give them all the same limits of the old ones."
Wrote this on our totally ineffectual anti-junk mail sticker in a paper rage yesterday evening. This morning, I discovered that IT FUCKING WORKED. Get on that new design, Marrickville Council!
The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: sonder →
n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate…
I have nothing.
I feel like my post-election festival necklace game is pretty on point. #ausvotes
We had a lemon-themed bake-off at work today. One bright spark knitted her entry. Lemon meringue, melting moment, doughnut, slice, cupcake, cheesecake - all 100% dairy and gluten free, and very high in fibre.
#np ‘Purge Your Inner Tory by Colour Me Wednesday. As Morrisseian a title as I’ve heard this year, and apt in this most grim election week.
Cannot believe they don’t have a champagne emoji. 💎= Cristal (yeah, I know) 💎💎= diamonds
How To Respond When Someone Asks You “Whatchu Know About Shaun Bridgmohan?”
My good friend, I know:
- He was born in a Jamaican town called Spanish Town
- He races thoroughbred horses
- He developed this interest while living in South Florida with his family
- He has won over 1700 races
- He’s probably way richer than many other famous Jamaicans like Little Jacob from Grand Theft Auto IV and those kids from Cool Runnings.
- He was the first Jamaican in the Kentucky Derby.
(Source: jakec, via nehrujackets)
My birthday present from the boyfriend’s mum: a hand-knitted beanie in #sydneyswans colours. (Bonus: my favourite sweater.)