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Coming Out of Retirement

I try not to get too political anymore. There’s no better way to spike my blood pressure than a spirited political debate, and I’m getting too old and cynical to think my opinions matter much, especially in the extremely polarized American political landscape. However, yesterday the Supreme Court decided it was perfectly legal for corporations …

#Bringbackourgirls

Let’s get something straight: I am very ambivalent about the term “feminism.” I once went to hear Katherine Hakim speak and almost exploded from all the cliche, anti-male, culturally ignorant opinions extolled that evening. And, yet, this is the state of modern day feminism for many Western women. It seems to me that being a …

Chocolate Banana Bread

These past couple of weeks have brought glorious, sunshine-y weather to London, which has made me feel like spring has sprung! To celebrate, I’ve been getting all domestic, cleaning out winter clutter from my closets, hoovering the floors and clearing away piles of coats and scarves that have taken over every possible surface in my …