I have recently moved to Finland. What a beautiful place! I have moved literally from the equator to the pole. This is a tectonic shift for me and while I am all for change and 'not being in your comfort zone' I am going to be honest and say that I am not enjoying it... Continue Reading →
I came to the earth to be in the moment Not give up this chance and pray under a tree Not sit by the river or mountains or trees and give lessons I’ve never tried out I think life is to be loved and lived The decisions we take would define a good life
What happens when enough people stop believing that they ever wanted a world like this? What might happen to us as a society — hell, as a species — if enough of us begin to take consent seriously? What might happen if enough of us stood up together and refused to spend another second watching rich old white men do whatever the fuck they want to our bodies and call it freedom? Well, we might be about to find out. My guess is that it will be exhilarating, but first, it’ll be frightening as hell. Freedom always is..
Applies to all the countries with right wing leadership. Somehow conservative governance has become equal to regression.
Laurie Penny | Longreads | December 2017 | 15 minutes (3,881 words)
And when you’re a star, they let you do it.
You can do anything… Grab ’em by the pussy.
You can do anything.
— Donald Trump
What civilization has done to women’s bodies is no different than what
it’s done to the earth, to children, to the sick, to the proletariat;
in short, to everything that isn’t supposed to “talk.”
— Tiqqun, “Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young-Girl”
Something has snapped. In early autumn, women and men finally began to come forward to speak, in numbers too big to dismiss, about sexual harassment and abuse. It started in Hollywood. It spread, under the #metoo hashtag — first coined 10 years ago by Tarana Burke — across industries, across oceans, to the very heart of politics. Powerful men are losing their jobs. We’re having consent conversations at the…
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I woke up today to the smell of bread, Longing for food to the kitchen I did tread. What I found was rather disappointing and sad; For my dear loaf of bread had gone completely bad! I looked at other options, Because food was needed for tummy's satisfaction. Finally found another item; Not as filling... Continue Reading →