Synopsis: Possibly the only drawback about the bestselling How To Be A Woman was that its author, Caitlin Moran, was limited to pretty much one subject: being a woman. In MORANTHOLOGY Caitlin 'gets quite chatty’ about many subjects, including cultural, social and political issues which are usually left to hot-shot wonks and not a woman … Continue reading Moranthology by Caitlin Moran
Talking about men's vulnerabilities and wounds is often dismissed by both men and women, but it's important if masculinity is ever to inspire the same passion that feminism does. The difficulties of emotional expression, the damage that absent fathers cause, the changes in society and the failure to account for the insecurity that it causes. Our … Continue reading
Who Guards The Guardian?
I used to be fairly partisan politically. Part of that identity/memeplex was to proudly read The Guardian as proof of my 'credentials'. It's the 'good paper' in The Bourne movies(the actually good ones with Matt Damon in) It's not that great anymore. Perhaps it's because it's set itself upon something that I've actually researched and read … Continue reading Who Guards The Guardian?
I've played computer and console games for as long as I can remember. I'm not especially good at them but I enjoy them. From the days I spent programming games that involved typing in lines of code, that had I a passion for it, could have led me to any number of alternative careers, games … Continue reading Character Class
We do not choose which body we are born into. I'm aware of my privilege as a white male but I walk through the park and see the homeless man who picks up cigarette butts and I don't have the gall to ask him if he is. We all suffer in different ways and on … Continue reading Kindness
Surfing the Internet
I found the A Voice For Men website. Ugh was my initial reaction then it mellowed into a sadness for them. So many wounded angry boys railing against their own wounds. I'm going to read now and meditate. I hope that they find peace.