This piece was written for The Ladies Network. Periods. They are a bloody inconvenience, aren’t they? Sorry. We spend so long as young girls growing up, waiting, wishing, for that day we would dash to the toilet and see that faint little mark lining our underwear: the apparent “beginning of womanhood”; the “rose-petal stain” so… Continue reading the menstrual cup: a lesson in appreciating my own experience of womanhood.
If there’s ever been a style of shoe to make you stop, step back and squint your eyes - questioning their very existence and meaning - it’s the geriatric-inspired mash-up. No one word could describe the part-sandal, part-jogger, part-slipper that’s storming runways and streets. Are they cool? How far is too far in our obsession with… Continue reading the geriatric shoe :: comfort vs. cool.
I hesitate to say that I struggle from writer’s block, as I find it difficult to define myself as a “writer” (although what I actually am is undefined also). Putting pen to paper, aka fingertip to keyboard, is much more difficult than I envision at times. Like right now. Like the past month. Like trying to… Continue reading the sunday cure.