History in Context: From hating history to, well what exactly?

I despised history lessons when I was at school. For the most part, it was limited to British history and I was more interested in the rest of the world. For the other part, I took the attitude 'why are we focussing on the past?' or, as the SSX Tricky character would yell, 'the past … Continue reading History in Context: From hating history to, well what exactly?

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Five Feminist Non-Fiction Books for Father’s Day

There are loads of brilliant, empowering non-fiction books about feminism, gender, sexuality, modern girlhood and womanhood kicking about at the moment. When I'm reading them though, I can't help but feel that the way they are being marketed is pretty limiting. Their titles and the narrative voices are very much talking to young girls and … Continue reading Five Feminist Non-Fiction Books for Father’s Day

Witton educates on sex without vilifying it – Review: Doing It

I first came across Hannah Witton on YouTube some years ago, 2012/13 I think. I subscribed and watched occasionally, and thought her Hormone Diaries was such a great idea. While, I confess, I haven't followed it as avidly as I wish I had, the beginning of it was remarkably similar to my own hormone experience, in fact I … Continue reading Witton educates on sex without vilifying it – Review: Doing It