All posts tagged empowerment

Review of Caitlin Moran’s ‘How to Build a Girl’

Set in the midst of Thatcher’s England, Caitlin Moran’s How to Build a Girlfollows the development of Johanna Morrigan – a fat, horny girl living on a council estate – […]

Ibeyi light up Electric Brixton 28th Feb

When Ibeyi released Ash in September 2017, they were confirming what they had already proved in their self-titled debut album from 2015: that their talent and storytelling is limitless. With […]

A Night of Burlesque

A couple of weeks ago, I was treated to a unique birthday experience; one I might not have chosen myself. Courtesy of the wonderful Phoebe, I had my first burlesque […]

The Tide of Empowerment

It has been a traditional key feature of womanhood that a young girl must learn to sew. She must be able to make her children’s clothing; she should have a […]

A Portion To Appreciate

Whilst reading Eat, Pray, Love the other day (which is a pretty great book), there was a quote in there that I really liked: “Namely, the idea that the appreciation […]

What does it mean to be ladylike?

Ladylike. It’s a compound word consisting of the word lady, known to us all to usually mean a woman of good social position who is decorous in public and always […]