Art exhibition The Illustrated Recipe in Brighton in May
Marie-Antoine Carême’s famous feast in 1817 for the Prince Regent is the inspiration for this exhibition.
“Despite deadly risks, Afghan girls take brave first step..”
Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727) Scientist and philosopher
Sir Isaac invented the cat-flap, so he wouldn’t be disturbed by his cats’ comings and goings.
If owning a gun and knowing how to use it worked, the military would be the safest place for a woman. It’s not.
If women covering up their bodies worked, Afghanistan would have a lower rate of sexual assault than Polynesia. It doesn’t.
If not drinking alcohol worked, children would not be raped. They are.
If your advice to a woman to avoid rape is to be the most modestly dressed, soberest and first to go home, you may as well add “so the rapist will choose someone else”.
If your response to hearing a woman has been raped is “she didn’t have to go to that bar/nightclub/party” you are saying that you want bars, nightclubs and parties to have no women in them. Unless you want the women to show up, but wear kaftans and drink orange juice. Good luck selling either of those options to your friends.
Or you could just be honest and say that you don’t want less rape, you want (even) less prosecution of rapists. — A Short Post on Rape Prevention (via brute-reason)
Propaganda: Power and Persuasion - An exhibition at the British Library
Muslima: Muslim Women’s Art & Voices – in pictures
“A little over a decade ago, Japanese photographer Miyoko Ihara started taking photographs of Misao, her grandmother.
Incidentally, she captured the lovely relationship of her 89-year-old granny had with an adorable cat named, Fukumaru—which is Japanese for, ‘good fortune circle’. “