Orphan Black was one of my favourite shows on television. Running from 2013-2017 it was a Canadian show about a young woman named Sarah Manning who discovers she is one of over two hundred clones. The show follows Sarah learning and meeting the other clones (later referred to as sisters) as she and her sisters investigate …

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The first episode of What Girls Do Podcast is here and in honour of Stranger Things season 3 I talk about a character who will never be forgotten, the one and only Barb Holland!

I’ve talked about dead women a few times on this blog, usually in relation to dead mothers, a trope I’ve become a lot more aware of since my mom died. When I wrote about the dead mom’s trope I counted seventeen different T.V. shows and movies that have characters with dead moms or use the …

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So here comes a small change that maybe doesn’t warrant a blog post, but here it is. I’ve been doing a lot of thinking with this blog, and all my other blogs. I try to post on each of them regularly but it just doesn’t happen and I know it sounds stupid, but running a …

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Content Warning: Brief mention of sexual assault. On Friday a woman in my city organized a hike on a nearby trail as a type of protest. The week before another woman had been hiking the trail when she heard a man call to her. The woman was then struck by the man and sexually assaulted …

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I’m not very good at remembering certain things I’ve done; or rather I’m not great at remembering achievements. It’s not that I have a bad memory; it’s actually pretty good (unless it’s remembering people, then its bad). It’s just that I Maybe I just have too high standards for myself, whatever the reason I wanted …

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I just finished binge watching Jane the Virgin on Netflix, a show which I’ve quickly become obsessed with, and with so many cliff-hangers I need to physically force myself to stop watching it. But as I was finishing the fourth season, I found myself reluctant to finish it. I wasn’t trying to bide my time for the …

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I often pride myself on being independent and knowing how to be alone. I don’t do it in a jerky way (at least I hope I don’t), but I’ve had friends who have found better friends and I’ve seen people who can’t function in the world without someone by their side, so I’ve had to …

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On Sunday I finally saw the Incredibles 2 (and I just noticed that that’s the official title of the movie. Not The Incredibles 2 but Incredibles 2 which is really weird to me) with a group of friends. There were nine of us in total, we nearly had an entire row to ourselves in the theatre, and of course it …

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