Archive for: Feminism

Jan 3rd, 2013

Did I tell you I’ve got a writing gig?

It’s true, I was invited to join the ranks of the authors at Hoyden About Town. Which was in various degrees very flattering, a bit scarey and rather bemusing. The last because it’s not like I’ve been writing much lately, or indeed much of substance on any regular basis ever. So I wrestled with a […]

Dec 9th, 2011

How to inherit the job of chief Ikea assembler

We’re getting bunnies. Or more precisely Caitlin is getting pet bunnies. Nothing to do with me being completely smitten by the incredible cute at all. Honest. Anyway, these are the bunnies in question. On Saturday afternoon we went to my brother’s place to meet the bunnies, they being the offspring of my nieces’ rabbit. They […]

Nov 7th, 2011

How to very nearly not sell an airconditioner

I had a call late this afternoon from the airconditioner people from whom we are planning to buy a new unit for the purpose of keeping our bedroom cool on account of the old one having died last summer. He’d apparently been trying to call me all day and hadn’t been able to get through […]

Sep 25th, 2011

“I Do” or How I spent my Sunday

Caitlin and I headed in to the city this morning to meet up with friends from the Hoyden About Town blog community. We met in the Queen Victoria Building at about 11am and settled down for a couple of hours of coffee, chatting and comestibles. This on its own was an entirely satisfactory use of […]


Jul 7th, 2011

39th Down Under Feminist Carnival – call for submissions

The 38th Down Under Feminists Carnival isĀ up, hosted by Rebecca at It’s another bumper crop of great writing from Down Under bloggers on all sorts of topics, so do take the time to click on over there and have a read. The next edition of DUFC, the 39th, will be hosted right here at […]

Jun 1st, 2011

37th Down Under Feminist Carnival at Boganette

The 37th Down Under Feminists Carnival is up at Boganette. I’m going to have to save this for the weekend, if I start clicking I’m going to get lost in discover-new-blogs land for days and there’s stuff what needs to be done around here! The next edition of DUFC will be hosted by Rebecca at […]