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Sunday spam: muesli bars and gummy snakes

Muesli bars and gummy snakes are what I ate at about 7am before my recent 9am childbirth… thus thematically appropriate for this small collection of links, some of which I’ve had sitting around for a while. Using WOC in the … Continue reading

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Sunday spam: porridge and honey

What is cultural appropriation? The problem isn’t that cultures intermingle, it’s the terms on which they do so and the part that plays in the power relations between cultures. The problem isn’t “taking” or “borrowing”, the problem is racism, imperialism, … Continue reading

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Sunday Spam: toast and vegemite

This week, I feel the need to emphasise that linking does not imply uncritical endorsement! Philip Roth and Wikipedia There’s only one problem with this: Roth’s open letter is at best the (justifiably) aggrieved and confused ramblings of a man … Continue reading

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Sunday Spam: bagels, lox and smoked salmon

In belated honour of my breakfast in New York, Sunday July 8. Baby Loss and the Pain Olympics Warning for baby loss discussion. I really have to question why seeing someone else processing their emotions is her pet peeve. Do … Continue reading

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Sunday Spam: crepes and maple syrup

As just fed to my son, in fact. The execution of Troy Davis and the death penalty Death Sentences Linked To History Of Lynching In States A Grievous Wrong on Georgia’s Death Row I donated to the Innocence Project and … Continue reading

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Sunday Spam: hot banana bread

These are, largely, in reverse order of reading, that is, most recent first. Interesting that that tends to be a thematic ordering too. Right-wing memes ahoy – “pregnancy is not a disease” Right wing argument: pregnancy isn’t a disease. Therefore … Continue reading

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Sunday Spam: apple and cinnamon risotto

Apple and cinnamon risotto is one of Matthew Evans’s recipes in The Weekend Cook. I have some quibbles with that book, mostly that if anyone tries to romance me with the things listed under “romantic weekend” their expectations will be … Continue reading

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Sunday Spam: scrambled eggs and pesto

I have Instapaper now! Which means I read more stuff. Which means that every so often I will share things with you. On Sundays, sometimes. This week is biased towards American stuff, because Instapaper’s Browse page tends towards longer stuff … Continue reading

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