February 2012

Our Tangled Relationship With Animals

28 February, 2012 // 0 Comments

Kelly Oliver wrote a very interesting piece in The New York Times last year about the strange ways we deal with the relationship between humans and animals. I wasn’t entirely pleased with the piece as a whole, but there were two things she ...

On Cooking Alone

26 February, 2012 // 0 Comments

As someone who lives alone and eats most of my meals alone, I spend a lot of time cooking alone. I like cooking, so this isn’t a particularly onerous or upsetting state of affairs, but it can be tiring. Cooking takes work, and when you are ...

On Bodies and Beaches

23 February, 2012 // 0 Comments

Perhaps nowhere is social exclusion of ‘undesirable’ bodies more overt, and accepted, than at the beach. The media deluges us in messaging about how to prepare our bodies for the beach, with a reminder that they should be plucked and ...

Hear Me Speak, Read Me Write

22 February, 2012 // 0 Comments

Two items of potential interest to you, gentle readers! Item the first: Anna Hamilton and I are in the Frontier issue of Bitch Magazine, with ‘Access & Praxis—disability at the digital frontier.’ We cowrote it and she illustrated ...
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