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Book Review- Delusions Of Gender, Cordelia Fine

The very idea that men and women are somehow wired for specific jobs that have nothing to do with actually having reproductive sex has never, ever made sense to me. I have never understood the notion of girls being from … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey EL James

It doesn’t take long to realize why there is so much hype surrounding this book. It is positively, wipe-the-floor-with-it filthy but I, like pretty much everyone I’ve spoke to could not put it down. The book centers around the relationship … Continue reading

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Book Review – How To Be A Woman. Caitlin Moran

Caitlin Moran is a funny, clever and engaging writer that I was recommended to read by a friend after commenting about the F = feminist word earlier this week.  Her book ‘How To Be A Woman’ is a raucous page-turner … Continue reading

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Book Review – Kabul Beauty School

Oh my goodness, how crazy is this crazy Debbie woman?  Well, the answer is very but we love her for it! Debbie Rodriguez is an American hairdresser who travelled to Kabul in 2002 as a member of a NGO healthcare … Continue reading

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Self Help VS Help Yourself.

Confession: I don’t like self-help books. You know the ones, the books that are written by people who used to be ‘losers like you’ but now have their private life or business in ship shape shiny order?  Mostly I don’t … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Little Coffee Shop Of Kabul

This amazing story by Deborah Rodriguez allows us to peer into the lives and minds of a complex bunch of fictional women living in modern day Kabul, Afghanistan.  The existence of this place post 9/11, post democracy and post personal … Continue reading

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The Comfort Of Water – Book Review

The words that spring to mind as I recall this read are as follows: fluidity,  nature, beauty, time, peace, space and quiet purpose.   Civilisations, however large or small are built around water and the prospect of tracing your rivers path peacefully and purposefully  from … Continue reading

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