This is how little boys and girls are made

I was doing some tidying up, pretending I could get rid of books when I found this picture book. I instantly recognised it but did not remember it. Ever wondered where gender stereotypes come from? Perhaps you didn't notice them in your storybooks. Here is Sheila On the Farm. What is David up to? Apparently, … Continue reading This is how little boys and girls are made

Wonder Woman: Does Sex Still Sell?

https://youtu.be/1Q8fG0TtVAY   I asked the guy in the DC t-shirt if he was going to see the Wonder Woman movie when it came out. He said he wasn’t sure because...the costume designer…she’s not a sex object! I was surprised by his response. Then there is the Empire Magazine poster. The March poster was of Wonder … Continue reading Wonder Woman: Does Sex Still Sell?

Beauty shouldn’t have to tame the Beast

After reading Pride and Prejudice with the Pocket Bookclub  I realised Pride and Prejudice was the Beauty and Beast story. I am no genius! Elizabeth Hopkins sets the plot similarities out rather succinctly at the Silver Petticoat Review  or look at Kristen's visuals in her post at See you in the Porridge . Lizzie and Darcy don't like … Continue reading Beauty shouldn’t have to tame the Beast