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Hello, I'm Jen . You may recognise me from such bands as Colour Me Wednesday.

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West London, UK
Oct 2 '14

It’s been a being-on-my-own-and-giggling-hysterically-to-myself-for-no-obvious-reason kind of day apparently. 

I bought a sheer polo shirt and a very short skort in the sale. This outfit is probably NSFW. I have greasy hair. 

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Oct 1 '14

Trying to work out what days I worked this month by looking at my instagram feed. Not helping much. 

Oct 1 '14

The Tuts at Glastonbury 2014

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Sep 30 '14

I’ve got too many baby hairs now they’re just on my face it’s part of my look deal with it.

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Sep 30 '14

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Sep 30 '14

detrea:

The premise of minimum wage, when it was introduced, was that a single wage earner should be able to own a home and support a family.  That was what it was based on; a full time job, any job, should be able to accomplish this.

The fact people scoff at this idea if presented nowadays, as though the people that ring up your groceries or hand you your burgers don’t deserve the luxury of a home and a family, is disgusting.

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Sep 30 '14
all dogs - BASEMENT (7")

it’s not over now. is it?

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Sep 30 '14

la-xingada:

huffingtonpost:

This Man With Severe Cerebral Palsy Created Mind-Blowing Art Using Just A Typewriter

Last year, 22-time Emmy award-winning reporter John Stofflet posted this news video he created for KING-TV in 2004, featuring Paul Smith and his artistic talents.

See the full video to see more of Smith’s artworks and to learn more about his inspiring story go here. 

<3 aw this made me tear up :’)

These are so cool!

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Sep 30 '14
clatterbane:

Exactly.
I think there is too often a classist distancing element there, as well. Similar to the idea that the BNP/EDL and similar are the only real trouble with with racism. NOPE.
The lower-level blatant misogynists also only get away with so much bad behavior because of some entrenched attitudes which go all the way up. This isn’t only the case here, but definitely here. I didn’t even go into street harassment and other awful public behavior by individuals, which rarely gets taken as seriously as it should. But it is just a part of some bigger problems.

Sexism and feminism are getting a lot of attention in the media but all too often &#8216;sexism&#8217; is shorthand for lad culture and street harassment (not to downplay the issue but it&#8217;s just one part of a bigger picture) and &#8216;feminism&#8217; is shorthand for middle class white women gently wagging their fingers disapprovingly. 
So with sexism it&#8217;s rude language and &#8216;lads&#8217; and with racism it&#8217;s those nasty &#8216;extremists&#8217;, not &#8216;us&#8217; nice middle class people! Never &#8216;us&#8217;! 
It seems this is part of a larger trend to avoid criticising capitalism at all costs in the media. They don&#8217;t wanna look at larger structural problems because that might involve having to look at alternatives to our current hierarchical system and to capitalism. 

clatterbane:

Exactly.

I think there is too often a classist distancing element there, as well. Similar to the idea that the BNP/EDL and similar are the only real trouble with with racism. NOPE.

The lower-level blatant misogynists also only get away with so much bad behavior because of some entrenched attitudes which go all the way up. This isn’t only the case here, but definitely here.

I didn’t even go into street harassment and other awful public behavior by individuals, which rarely gets taken as seriously as it should. But it is just a part of some bigger problems.

Sexism and feminism are getting a lot of attention in the media but all too often ‘sexism’ is shorthand for lad culture and street harassment (not to downplay the issue but it’s just one part of a bigger picture) and ‘feminism’ is shorthand for middle class white women gently wagging their fingers disapprovingly. 

So with sexism it’s rude language and ‘lads’ and with racism it’s those nasty ‘extremists’, not ‘us’ nice middle class people! Never ‘us’! 

It seems this is part of a larger trend to avoid criticising capitalism at all costs in the media. They don’t wanna look at larger structural problems because that might involve having to look at alternatives to our current hierarchical system and to capitalism. 

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Sep 29 '14

Anonymous asked:

Is everything ok? You haven't posted a selfie in a while.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAfdLsS2yyI

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