Cinderella ate my daughter

cinderella ate my daughterAfter a career writing about feminism and girls in culture Peggy Orenstein found herself the mother of a girl. And so brought face to face with the practicalities of what she had been theorising about, how to raise a girl to believe in herself and how to try
and avoid the madonna/whore dichotomy. And then her daughter entered her “Disney princess” phase.

Pan-Am or Prince Charles – how do you smile?

I read about this study a while back, and meant to blog about it but forgot, until Neil Gaiman brought it up on his blog. It is all about how the American smile is different to the British one. Course I’m wondering, how do other cultures smile? “I see a bit of the full risorius […]