Fight Like a Girl

I was at the movies a couple of days ago, and the new Transformer's trailer popped up. Now, I'm not really a Transformers fan - they were tolerable at one point, but I stopped watching after seeing whichever one it was that had a gratuitous up the skirt shot at the beginning, and no real … Continue reading Fight Like a Girl

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NSW Writers Centre Speculative Fiction Festival

I headed off to the NSW Writers Centre Speculative Fiction Festival yesterday. It was a chilly morning when we left the Upper Hunter at around 5am, but we made good time, and arrived just before the registration time of 9am. It's always a bit of a guessing game travelling to Sydney from here. On a … Continue reading NSW Writers Centre Speculative Fiction Festival

Thoughts on Women in Media (or one of my hobby horses).

This week I read a fabulous blog piece by Cori Schumacher, a surfer and writer.  You can read it here.  It got me thinking again.  Thinking about the way women are viewed in different cultures, and how even cultures that believe they are the most liberated, still seem to need to reduce women to the … Continue reading Thoughts on Women in Media (or one of my hobby horses).