I'm finishing my Feminist Book Fortnight posts with a review of Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. It's a great follow-up to We Should All Be Feminists and is probably going to be my go-to gift for everyone this year. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received… Continue reading Book review: Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I re-joined my local library days ahead of Feminist Book Fortnight and now my world has suddenly opened up in terms of reading potential. I've been struggling with a budget recently which has curtailed my spending on anything other than bills and food and now I can read again - beyond the titles which lovely… Continue reading #FeministBookFortnight: A wish list
I've been pinning the shit out of beautiful things I've found on the internet this week - and they've all got a girl power theme. Check out these beauties. T-shirt, £8.99, H&M Vajournal: Feminist Interactions & Interventions, £4.00, Oliver Bonas Notebook, £8.00, Paperchase (scrapbook and pouch also available) Mug, £10.00, Paperchase (shopper bag also available)… Continue reading A girl power wish list
I saw Star Wars Episode VIII in the cinema the other day and, in amongst trailers for Infinity War and Ready Player One, and ads for cars and mobile phones, I saw this: It made me think about the countless discussions I have with Luke about modern feminism. I totally support his arguments that there… Continue reading Here’s to strong women.
A lot of blogger gift guides have been tarred with the same brush but I can personally vouch for every single item on this list. Whether you're shopping for a mini-feminist or an older woman looking to reclaim her bad-assery, there's something here for everyone. For the hard-core lady types I really can't praise Lumberjanes:… Continue reading Last-minute gift ideas for the bad-ass women in your life
Tis the season to be jolly, so let's enjoy the snow, have a crack at some Christmas DIYs and set some goals for the new year. Here's a rundown of the blog posts I've loved this week. I'm so jealous of everyone who had proper snow this week but have loved looking at your photo… Continue reading Saturday Share #124
I mentioned in last week's #LittleLoves post that I've decided to ditch the item of the day posts and do semi-regular wish list posts instead. Here's a look at some of the stuff I've been lusting over recently. Women's retro Power Rangers t-shirt, Truffle Shuffle, £17.99 Femme forever t-shirt, Topshop, £15.00 Bookishly's stationery bundle, Bookishly,… Continue reading A nerdy feminist blogger’s wish list
Did you know there's a shit load of bad-ass feminist t-shirts on Etsy? Take your pick from the following - there's even one for Jenson! Feminist AF, £15.99, girl power, £6.99, don't be a dick, £14.99, girl gang badge, £3.75, tiny feminist, £16.00, don't tell me to smile, £19.84 Follow me on: Facebook | Twitter… Continue reading Item of the day: Feminist t-shirts from Etsy
How cool does this book sound? 100 women who have changed the world, aka bad girls throughout history. Beautifully illustrated, this book features total bad asses, including one of my faves, Nora Ephron, Maya Angelou, Jane Austen and Joan Jett. It's £12.08 from Amazon.
I've finally done it! I've picked the ultimate gifts for my 29th birthday and Christmas stocking. Is 29 too old to still be doing Christmas lists? I've already been asked by two people if there's anything special I'd like for my birthday (less than four weeks away, FYI - and four weeks before Christmas) and… Continue reading A Cornish geek’s birthday/Christmas wish list