The only way through a packed train to Kings Cross
“We are so convinced of the goodness of ourselves, and the goodness of our love, we cannot bear to believe that there might be something more worthy of love than us, more worthy of worship. Greeting cards routinely tell us everybody deserves love. No. Everybody deserves clean water. Not everybody deserves love all the time.”
― Zadie Smith, White Teeth
How To Be A Teenage Feminist →
I’ve been reading Girls to the Front by Sara Marcus for the past few days. It’s a history of riot grrrl; an evocative, breathless ride through the highs and lows of the 90s feminist movement and musical genre. Not only has the DIY ethos of the movement been really inspiring, the book has also…
"I’ve had so many knives stuck into me, when they hand me a flower I can’t quite make out what it is. It takes time."