From just earlier this month, Em-J Pavia wrote a reflection on being consistent, being better, and smiling here. May you rest peacefully among the stars, Em-J.
There’s more to being just a pretty face.
This article makes me so mad.
Despi is boxing “pretty girls” to being just pretty. As though they aren’t capable of being “the smart girl, the passionate girl, the go-getter girl, the happy girl, the smiling face, the bright-eyed, the brave, and the beautiful”, too.
She’s right that being pretty isn’t everything. But she forgets one very important thing: we are all pretty, but no one is just pretty.
I sent her a message on Facebook expressing my gratitude for expressing how the common understanding of “pretty” should be redefined as well as my disappointment for her lack of sensitivity.
In a matter of hours on Friday, Typhoon Haiyan completely devastated parts of the central Philippines. It was one of the strongest storms ever recorded. The death toll is estimated up to 10,000 with hundreds of thousands more displaced. The country has declared a “state of calamity.”
To all our…
The first chance to see the new series of Sherlock will occur this year.
On Sunday December 15 2013 at 13:00GMT, the British Film Institute will show S3E1: The Empty Hearse in a public screening at the National Film Theatre on London’s Southbank, ahead of the yet to be announced first…
More to add to the never-ending list of must-reads!
Reminding everyone that children’s books are for grown-ups, too.