Male Photographers and the Female Body

Helmut Newton - Museum fur Fotographie This is something that has been playing in my mind for a while, but I really came to reflect on it when I visited the Museum Fur Fotographie, in Berlin. The museum itself is a nice visit - it mainly displays the works of the German photographer Helmut Newton, [...]

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Is ‘The Girl Who Travels’ the new Manic Pixie Dream Girl?

I've seen circulating on the internet that there are quite a few articles about "Date the girl who travels", or "Don't date the girl who travels" - ironically promoting the same idea: a girl who travels is the girl of your dreams, but she will only be in your dreams if you can't keep up [...]

Lupus Beauty

It often feels like lupus and beauty do not go hand in hand. Before I was diagnosed I was rather okay with my physical appearance. Never 100% happy, always finding faults, but I felt like I could talk to guys with confidence and enjoy taking a selfie from time to time (priorities...) All that changed when [...]

10 Pains of Being a Girl

Starbucks...hugs...twerking...the worshipping of Ryan Gosling. Whatever comes to mind when you think of girls, we're all quite different from one another. But there are a few things that unite us all. Annoying things. Things that make us tell ourselves that we deserve that drink/chocolate/item on sale/sleeping in til noon. Because we really do. Hair Everywhere [...]