Day 320. Wise Words

There’s been a fair bit of talk about feminism on WordPress blogs recently. The first one I read, “Is Quiet Feminism an Oxymoron”, can be found at The Green Study. It beesis an interesting essay. One in which Michelle, who authors the blog, examines her own ‘relationship’ with feminism; and whether or not she’s doing enough for the cause.

The problem I sometimes have with ’causes’ in general is, they seem to go hand in hand with anger. It’s not necessarily true, but it is how it often ‘feels’. The perception. The image I have in my mind, and often see on television, is of people screaming and shouting. Waving fists. Pointing fingers. Being aggressive. Argumentative. Red-faced. Hot under the collar. Throwing placards. Fighting. Scuffling with police.

This is not a criticism. It’s not that I’ve never reacted, or over-reacted. I most certainly have. It’s not that I’m

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Still Day 82. An Addendum

LOVELY BLOGGER AWARD!

How lucky am I.  I have just been nominated for the One Lovely Blog award by MANNINGTREE ARCHIVE.  If you haven’t already visited this blog, you should.  It is all about one man’s passion for the arts.  For film, theatre, music and literature.  But the twist is, the artists that he’s so passionate about are the ‘greats’ from another era.  So visiting the MANNINGTREE ARCHIVE is like a visit to a wonderful museum.

The rules for the award are:

Thank and link back to the person that nominated you.  SO THANKS, AGAIN, TO ………..       MANNINGTREE  ARCHIVE.

Post the award picture in your post.

Tell 7 things about yourself:

  • I’m afraid of heights.
  • I’m terrified of snakes.
  • Before I gave it up, I was a pretty good golfer.
  • My dream was to become an art director, not a writer.  But I’m very happy with the way it turned out.
  • If I’m really enjoying it, I can read an entire hard cover book in a day.
  • The most movies I have ever seen, in a single day, is 6; which I did very often when I went to the Toronto International Film Festival.
  • I’m addicted to reading my horoscope in the daily newspaper.

Nominate 15 other bloggers and notify them of their nomination.  Here is my diverse list of nominations, in no particular order:

Magnificent Nose

Perfect Whole

CANADIAN HIKING PHOTOGRAPHY

Margaret’s Miscellany

bottledworder

ellisnelson

Book Peeps

YONAPHOTO

The Better Man Project

The Grammar Belle

Hovercraftdoggy

Cristian Mihai

Abominations

The Misfortune of Knowing

It Started With a Quote