Hair in a Museum

In Avanos, Turkey there is a museum where the walls are covered in hair. Human hair. The story goes that local potter was so upset by his dear friend leaving the town, that he asked her for something to remember her buy. So she cut off a lock of her hair and gave it...

To Bra or Not to Bra

Back in June, female students at a Montana high school staged a braless protest in support of a fellow student who claims she was sent home from school for not wearing a bra. In response, these girls stripped off their own bras before going to lessons, and some of...

The Pocket Money Pay Gap

Every year Halifax surveys thousands of children, and their parents, about everything to do with their pocket money. A seemingly tiny issue, they have found it to be deeply interwoven with broader economic and social trends. The average amount of pocket money a child...

Images of Power

Elizabeth I was always a bit of a heroine of mine. A women who ruled on her own, refused to get married, and gained the name of Gloriana for ruling over Britain’s Golden Age. There’s plenty of nostalgia and propaganda in that view, but it’s not completely...

Pin It on Pinterest