I never used to listen to commercial radio, but now I have it on in the car, and sometimes while I do the dishes. I'm not completely averse to pop music anymore, however it does disturb me how so many modern love songs normalise disrespect, objectification and the notion that stalking is somehow an acceptable form … Continue reading Why “I Didn’t Mean To Hurt You” Is Not an Apology.
Flashback Friday – Poem “Pram Pusher”
I don't know exactly when I wrote this poem, but it would've been sometime when my son was still an infant. It's quite weird to read it back and be taken back into the anger and frustration I felt about becoming a mother. Almost five years later, I sold my double pram to a new mum … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Poem “Pram Pusher”
Flashback Friday – Poem “Another Day To Be A Mother”
I wrote this poem last year, on Mother's Day. I think it's pretty self explanatory. I still feel the same way. Another Day To Be A Mother A day like any other Another day to be a mother Work it mumma Never rest Til your good is standard And your better makes you a bitch … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Poem “Another Day To Be A Mother”
Dear Dickheads – an open letter to shut your mouths
I have two children - aged 4 and 2. We exist in the world, just doing our thing, being a parent and being kids. But on an almost daily basis I encounter many people who can only be described as complete dickheads. So I collected our experiences and wrote this letter. If you don't like … Continue reading Dear Dickheads – an open letter to shut your mouths