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Sex sells – a view from the other side

These ads are unbelievably sexy. Also, very powerful and thought-provoking. When I first saw them the other day, after "Fwoar!", I thought "Ha! In yo face objectifying male-chauvinist pigs!". Seeing them today I thought (fwoar! again) THIS is why women's bodies have for so long been used in advertising! When it's not a woman being… Continue reading Sex sells – a view from the other side

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Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

This is both poetic and practical. I read the original post years ago but found it again today and felt it was worth sharing. A surprisingly wonderful article for a site named 'Business Insider' - there are pie charts... and Venn diagrams! 12 Simple Ways To Be More Interesting Jessica Hagy, Contributor Jul. 24, 2014, It's easy… Continue reading Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

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Recipe – chocolate peanut butter bliss balls

Oh. My. Goodness. Have you discovered bliss balls yet? I just made these amazing, tasty wee chocolate balls in about 10 minutes flat. They're super yummy but contain only good things (mostly). I started with this excellent recipe from Play Bake Smile but, as is usual for me, didn't quite have all the necessary ingredients. I'd rather not have added… Continue reading Recipe – chocolate peanut butter bliss balls

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Arts funding and ‘The Glasgow Effect’

Creative Scotland posted some information today about the project Ellie Harrison has been given £15,000 to undertake. Many people are, understandably, upset for a variety of reasons but this post makes it clear it's intended as a research project - and quite an interesting one too, imo. The main problem seems to be with Ellie… Continue reading Arts funding and ‘The Glasgow Effect’