Things I Want to Tell My Son in this age when #MenAreTrash

Know that you are of woman born. You come from a long line of incredible, ferocious, extraordinary women. You carry all of their legacies and stories with you wherever you go. Honour that in every encounter with women throughout your life. The world will tell you it is okay to forget that you are of women; … Continue reading Things I Want to Tell My Son in this age when #MenAreTrash

Our writing, our selves: Meditations on the ethics of writing

“I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” Joan Didion “Writers are always selling someone out.” Joan Didion David Sedaris published the most beautiful essay on the death of his youngest sister, Tiffany, and how her … Continue reading Our writing, our selves: Meditations on the ethics of writing

Inventing Your Life’s Meaning: Advice from a cartoonist

Images by Gavin Aung Than, Words by Bill Watterson, borrowed from zenpencils.com  My husband sent me this cartoon by Gavin Aung Than.  It's been going around for the last few days but I only managed to get round to reading it today.  Than beautifully illustrates a speech given by Bill Watterson, the legend behind Calvin … Continue reading Inventing Your Life’s Meaning: Advice from a cartoonist