Last weekend marked the end of the run of Caryl Churchill's 'Top Girls' at the Progress Theatre, Reading. I've never had the chance to see a play at this theatre so was very excited, since I'd heard amazing things, and knowing someone that I can already vouch for being extremely talented was in the production… Continue reading Progress Theatre, Reading: Top Girls by Caryl Churchill – ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Football might not be coming home but hopefully the truth on Friday 13th is. There are three key facts you need to know about me to kick off this post: I'm a very spiritual person I am scared of even numbers I just needed a fact to make it odd, for my own sanity.... My… Continue reading Friday 13th: Spooks, Spirituality and Sexism.
If you've read my blog before, or even just Thursday's post for International Women's Day, you know that in my eyes, you are not a feminist if you do not support all intersections of society.That is why Barbie's new collection of feminist icon dolls has straight up angered me so very much. The Public's VerdictOnline,… Continue reading Why I’m Upset By Mattel’s New ‘Inspiring Women’ Barbie Collection
Celebrating International Women’s Day is about celebrating ALL women. If you don’t include trans women, disabled women, BAME women, sex workers, immigrant women and any intersection of self-identifying women/non-binary or fluid folx in your celebrations, that is NOT celebrating women. https://twitter.com/laurbethany/status/971691991905067008?s=21 Today, I want to thank ALL the women in my life. Whether they’ve given… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day
I was actually planning on writing up a post detailing my opinions on the bookies' new Doctor's bets, but what with work and moving house, i've been a little too tired and time consumed to sit down and even think before now. What I can say is, before the bets were even announced, I said… Continue reading The 13th Doctor
"A vote for the Tories is a vote against me" My name is Lauren Bethany Curr. I am 18 years old. You probably won't know who I am (as I'm 'nobody', as such), and you probably won't care. But you will impact my life significantly. Your vote for the Tories is a vote against people… Continue reading A vote for the Tories is a vote against people like me.