“Is there anything in this place that works without power?” she shouts, exasperation lining her voice. “Didn’t we have a rechargeable lamp or something?”
The Girlboss aesthetic, at its zenith between late 2014 and 2019, was easily identifiable across social media, owing to its pastel pink moodboards, gold-tainted and bold-lettered slogans that declared, “you can do it” and collages of women clad in blazers
Life at home with small children can be equal parts wondrous and suffocating. The need to escape the four walls of our living room, which feel as though they are closing in on us, often overwhelms me.
Why? What is it about crafts that makes them relaxing? One common answer today is that they provide a form of mindfulness: the practice of focusing on the now.
Is there any way to tell the story you want to, in your own words? How do you stop your unique language and style, your singular voice getting stifled by the hashtags and trends?
Without relating, comparing, analyzing, recreating, and vicariously experiencing the nuances of the text offered to you by the author how could the act of reading be complete?