Posts Tagged ‘feminism’

Oh, look. I’m goin’ all feminist on yo’ asses again.

But this was too good not to share. Beyonce’s new song is about how ‘Girls Run the World’. This woman takes issue with her premise. I love her.

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given my blog is generally rooted in the domestic sphere, but if you haven’t seen the excellent new blog, ‘My fault, I’m female’, I’d encourage you to take a look.

The tales of everyday, unthinking sexism and misogyny are pretty breathtaking. If anyone thinks that feminism is irrelevant and that the battle is won, I think some of the stories on MFIF would challenge them to think again.


I knit, sew, garden and bake because I want to, and because I enjoy it. I would be very snitty with anyone who told me it was my ‘job’ because I’m a woman. I can also wire a plug and put a bookcase together, but I don’t blog about that because I think it’s a bit dull. Mr SowandSew, by the way, as well as being electrical whizz and henhouse builder extraordinaire, can sew better than I can, and has recently developed a mean flapjack recipe. I like it that we can both do what we enjoy. He’s a man, I’m a woman, but we’re both more than that. I can’t really understand why this is so hard for some people to grasp.

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