You Will Get What You Deserve.

I was replying to a thought-provoking post on Facebook and ended up holding forth at great length, so I thought I should write about it here as well. To sum up, a lady was saying that while growing up she had bought into the slick magazine version of sexiness, of putting her body on display … Read more

How To Be A Good Wife.

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Take small mouthfuls of food, like a baby bird, and make sure to chew daintily with your mouth closed. Emma Chapman’s How To Be A Good Wife, a tense, claustrophobic psychological thriller, is punctuated by such glimmering diamonds of 1950’s marital etiquette. I felt an instant kinship upon seeing this- I remember copying similar advice … Read more

Give Me A Call When You Decide You’re Willing To Fight.

This is a shout-out to the mommies who decide to set their daughters’ molesters on fire. I’ve seen so much dithering, mush-mouthed nonsense on this subject over the last few days, I absolutely want to puke. You know what? Sometimes trying to be a paragon of fairness and rational thought just doesn’t cut it. Sometimes … Read more