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“If you had the chance to change your fate, would you?“

July 17, 2012

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I saw Brave (in 3D!) last night – very impressed. If you watch the trailer, the main character Merida will tell you that this is a movie about changing one’s fate. *** spoiler alert – do not keep reading if you don’t want any spoilage! *** Indeed Merida does change her fate, not by spells […]

When Did You First Think of Yourself as a Man/Woman?

April 4, 2012

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Today I read a blog post mocking so-called “period parties,” which are menstruation-themed events to celebrate the transition from girlhood to womanhood (see the ‘menarche’ party pack in the top right?). I actually used to think period parties were an awesome idea. Until I heard a few stories (I live on Salt Spring, remember?) about […]