A confession: I weigh more now than I ever have in my entire life and trying not to care about that fact is one of the hardest and most radical things I’ve ever tried to do. Continue reading As I Am
There are 173 species of Banksia. All but one of these grows in Australia. Continue reading Banksia
“I bought violet mints
as some sort of offering, a single item shrine.
I don’t want to tell you how they taste…” Continue reading Violet Mints: An Interview with Poet Jo Longley
Happy Holidays from The Three! Continue reading Happy Holidays from The Three
I wasn’t sure I wanted to see it. What if it’s ugly? What if it looks weird? Continue reading I Had a Close Up Taken of my Vulva (and It Looks Ugly)
As I walk from room to room, I greet the paintings like old friends; Pollock and Rothko and the rest. Ducking into the second-last room, my exhibition-weary feet ready for the warm embrace of the shop, I’m suddenly stopped in my tracks. Canvases loom down from the walls. They are sparse, but they fill up … Continue reading Love at First Sight
The story goes that Gus courted her but she wasn’t interested – at least, not in his romantic advances. What she was interested in were his tattoos.
The pair struck a bargain: she would go on a date with him and he would give her tattoo lessons. Continue reading The First Female Tattooist
She is crying, they’re telling her it’s no big deal, she is covering her face with her hands. Continue reading The (Not-So) Hidden War on Women
A few months after my grandma’s funeral, I went back to my grandparents’ house. It smelt the same. My grandma was everywhere, even though she was absent. I felt like I would turn a corner and find her there—but she never was. No matter how many rooms I went into she didn’t appear. Continue reading The Physical Impossibility of Death
What the film captures so perfectly is the reality that sometimes, certainly more often in the past than now, the only way for a woman to decide her own fate is to break through the structures of the society that holds her bound. Continue reading The Thelma and Louise Playbook