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Damn you, internet

January 9, 2013


I blame globalisation and the internet. The number of appalling situations or events are brought to my attention by organisations like, and GetUp is starting to make me sick. Without them, I would be much more comfortable in my privilege as a more-or-less white, basically-middle-class woman in a safe, rich country. As it […]

From the Bible’s cutting-room floor: Lilith

January 2, 2013


Lilith was Adam’s first wife. This is part of her story. Adam and Lilith never found peace together; for when he wished to lie with her, she took offence at the recumbent posture he demanded. ‘Why must I lie beneath you?’ she asked. ‘I also was made from dust, and am therefore your equal.’ When […]