Book Reviews: Moranthology, How To Be A Woman and How To Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran

Caitlin Moran is a feminist icon I can relate to.  With newsworthy stunts such as the ‘feminist smile’ where she was met by a standing ovation after contorting her mummy-spongy-tummy into a wide grin for the applauding audience, showing us that stretch marks and saggy tums are not only okay, but normal, it is easy to see why.      Self confessed and unashamedly raised on benefits and in council housing, Moran details how she has worked her way up from abject poverty in the concrete jungle of Wolverhampton to being one of the most relatable female role models of […]

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The Happiness Project by Gretchen Ruben: books that motivate me – 2014 blogger challenge

January has been and gone, and we are still going strong.  The gorgeous group of girls (and boys) participating the the 2014 blogger challenge have smashed both of our topics so far, and I feel good about our third topic – books.  Who can fail to get excited about books? I wanted to share with you a book that I have read over and over again, because each time I do it motivates me.  Gretchen Ruben has such an infectious fervour for her subject, I just can’t help but get juiced with each read.  Here’s a little about the book: […]

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