15 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Some thoughts on Ashley Judd’s definition of patriarchy

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In the unlikely case that you missed actress Ashley Judd’s smashing op-ed piece on media’s misogynist practices, then start by reading it here. It’s truly a landmark piece in its bringing to the mainstream forefront both the f-word (feminism) and the p-word (patriarchy) and the ways in which the latter impacts relationships not only between […]

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23 July 2010 ~ 17 Comments

Young woman, Old woman

Young woman, Old woman

Is there anything good about ageing? I spent a week in Finland this month, with my grandmother, in an elderly home amidst woods and lakes, and I must say, there’s something about being in a home for the elderly, a stillness that should be a part of younger life too. I don’t mean to glamorize old […]

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