Monthly Archives: February 2015

difference is not definition – where’s the diversity in our narratives?

A few weeks ago I read an article┬ásuggesting that we wouldn’t accept white actors ‘blacking up’ to play black characters, so why would we accept able-bodied actors ‘cripping up’ (their phrase, not mine) to play disabled characters. While I agreed … Continue reading

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Feminism is…

It can be hard to feminist (if you’ll permit me to use that word wholly inaccurately as a verb for a minute) especially once you pass the threshold of “wait, we’re not actually in the post-feminist society I was promised … Continue reading

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Paladins and Paradoxes

I remember once, when I was quite little, back in nineteen eightymumble, finding a red box with some books inside, with pictures of dragons and monsters. I think there were also some dice, a map and some picture cards. My … Continue reading

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Dancing with myself

For a blog which began to document my attempts to not drink alcohol for a year, it strikes me that I’ve not posted much about the new year when technically I could drink if I wanted. And well, that’s because … Continue reading

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