Washing the dishes takes up a lot of time if you’re going to be a genius. There are multiple explanations to why women have been forgotten throughout history. There are plenty of systematic procedures that forget women when their achievements look like they don’t belong to them. Women inhabit a society that is not builtContinue reading “The Engine that Makes the World Move”
Laura Menendez writes from her perspective from reading Virginia Woolf, on motherhood and why feminism is so important when looking at gender roles
As the seventh part of our valentines series, Laura Menendez writes about her love story and how sometimes you have to take a chance.
Love is complicated, hard and sometimes belongs in the trash, and Laura Menendez writes on her feelings on how love can conquer all, if you give it a go that is…
Period Products are one of the biggest contributors to waste in the world, with an estimated 1.5-2 billion tonnes of period waste each year. So, let’s bring the sustainability series into the new year than with ways of making your period sustainable. We’ll be talking you through both Menstrual cups and reusable sanitary pads, so you’ll have two ideas in place for making your period that bit more sustainable.
Six strangers are sitting in the same room. They could be the most bizarre compilation of human beings. There is no apparent reason why they should be together. But there is one thing they have in common. They all share the burden, or the blessing, of spending Christmas far away from home.
In episode 6 season 1 of sex education popular girl blonde Amee is asked what she wants while having sex. “I’ve never been asked that before” the character recognizes, worried. How are you meant to enjoy sex if you have never figured what you enjoy in the first place? How are women meant to own and enjoy their sexuality if pleasure is always linked to what a guy wants?
Laura Menendez on her experience of Colombian Nobel Prize nominee Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s ‘Love In The Times of Cholera.’ It’s easy to forget that COVID19 isn’t the first global pandemic – this book uses metaphor to describe displacement in long-distance relationships.
“I see in my grannies everything that I wish I could become. With a pinch of salt, almost inexplicably. Hands with perfectly polished nails, reflections of the hard work that inevitably leaves a scar behind it.” Laura Menendez on the individuality and tenacity of grandparents inhabiting a world that has, sometimes, moved past their familiar understanding.
Glasgow Plant mama found her place in Glasgow. Many attempts at how to make a living. A lot of moving around. She couldn’t keep her plants anywhere because what if she had to move? What would she do with them? Laura Menendez on Glasgow’s premier plant enthusiast.