‘GREENS WAR ON BARBIE’ the headline roared. It was the perfect front-page story in the lead-up to toy consumerism on steroids – also known as Christmas.
Remember Kony 2012?
Something got my back up this week, but it’s made me even more determined to fulfil my latest goal. I want to write a children’s television show.
Woo hoo! Lego has announced it will be releasing a new female mini-figure series of scientists including a chemist, palaeontologist and an astronomer.
I just donated to a project that encourages women to live happily with their bodies the way they are. At the same time I’m on a 30-day health kick.
I’ve had a few inquiries lately asking for advice on good girl empowerment-themed websites/blogs . Here’s 10 of my top picks in no particular order (ie they’re all great.) 1) A Mighty Girl – this is very much consumer-driven, but it’s an absolute treasure trove of products that don’t perpetuate girly stereotypes. The creators say it’s ‘the world’s largest collection of …
Apparently I’ve been hiding under a rock, because I’ve only just discovered Taryn Brumfitt and The Body Image Movement.
“Is it my turn with the handsaw?” “How about you sweep up the sawdust, love.” – Me, age 13, and school woodwork teacher.
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