All around Australia, boxes of wine were cracked open in anticipation of the season opening. In Bachie’s opening montage, he talked about him being a ‘man of science’ while he put on his science glasses - and thank god he did because I was starting to see right through it until then. There were lots… Continue reading Bachie recap – Season 7 Episode 1
It’s something that’s defining our generation, for better or worse. Same sex marriage. As of August 1st 2017, 22 countries allow same sex marriage – none of these countries include Australia; a country that prides itself on mateship and giving everyone a fair go. That is, unless, you’re in love with someone of the same… Continue reading Why same sex marriage isn’t getting the attention it deserves and is getting attention it doesn’t deserve.
The Harlem Shake I know you groaned as you read that. For better or worse, in February 2013, the Harlem Shake took the world by storm. For those who were living under a digital rock for that amazing two month period where this viral dance reigned supreme, let me break this bad boy down for… Continue reading Where Are They Now: The Internet Trends Edition
Suffice to say, the internet is exploding following the release of Netflix’s 2017 hit show ’13 Reasons Why’ based on the book by Jay Asher. And I can totally understand why – the story is compelling, heartbreaking, captivating and frighteningly relatable. Each episode is confronting and uncomfortable to watch. As viewers, we watch on as… Continue reading 15 Hundred Words: Why ’13 Reasons Why’ is the best and worst show for raising awareness on teen suicide.
On International Women's Day, we wear pink In 1997 when I was eight years old, singing (terribly) the Spice Girls into my hairbrush like so many of us did (or still do - no judgement here!) I would chant the group's infamous catch phrase "girl power" and strike a diva-esque pose while the track faded… Continue reading International Women’s Day: Tokenism or a move in the right direction?
Feminism: (noun) The radical notion that women are people. It's a term I've never clearly defined with myself. I think because it's this misconception that to be a feminist means you need to emulate the most extreme version of the word. There is a certain archetype, though, isn't there? When you hear the word 'feminist', you… Continue reading D.Trump and Feminist Rants
It’s a personal choice, and it’s my choice. I leave myself open to criticism, mostly from baby boomers and those who set the pace of the world before them. Also from those with more ‘traditional values’ (I say ‘traditional’, but mean ‘archaic’). And from those that, for one reason or another, physically cannot have children.… Continue reading Baby love?