Tag: The Culture

  • Gender and Writing

    Monsters & Dames: Slow Day in the Labyrinth, a photo by quirkybird on Flickr. I came across this wonderful illustration and it seems to sum up a few of the thoughts I’ve had lately on gender and writing. There’s been a lot written about the under-representation of women in the broad literary community. Most recently, […]

  • The year of painting dangerously

    As I wiped my brush idly over the deck rails, I thought:  I could paint for a year, the house would look magnificent, and that could be a goal.  The fence is 85% painted, the last 15 % being that which can’t be reached by any ladder in our possession, even standing on tip toe.  […]