Category Archives: growing up

Gender traditionalism leaves so little for girls

The other day I posted about Disney’s worries that fairytale princesses are unappealing to boys. Another reminder came today that they are also unappealing to girls. Viv Groskop writes in the Guardian about trying to take her 3-year-old daughter on a feminist journey: Despite my best efforts, my three-year-old daughter Vera hasn’t exactly been celebrating […]

Living in Dreams

I once wrote a novel called Waking Dream. For a long time (until Bad Blood) it was the novel I was proudest of. I think that’s because I live in dreams. When I was little I didn’t have a lot of friends who “made things up”. Maybe that was just my group of friends but […]

Living in the future

I’ve been thinking recently that I should make more blog posts about the things I talk about to my friends. I’ve not really got a purpose to this blog beyond telling people about me so one of the things you might be interested to know about me is that I like to live in the […]