Blogs I Like

Here’s a selection of blogs (and posts) that I like:

http://www.raptitude.com A blog about trying to be better humans (this blog rings a chord with me – perhaps it is what Greenleftyidealist might be like in part when it ‘grows up’)

www.settlepetal.org.au A new online space for feminists around Australia

http://isismade.blogspot.com/ find out about the ethical fashion pledge and great discussion and links for ethical fashion options

http://theuniformprojectblog.com/ a great project which started out as  Sheena wearing one dress with thrifted accessories for one year to raise funds for children in India to be schooled. There is now a series of spinoff fundraisers with different  wearers/dresses/charities for 1 month at a time.

http://www.mattgranfield.com/ his musings section is great – check out Dear Dad, we don’t need to turn the boats away, we need to send them back for more… and Dear Rice, it’s been fun, but it’s over…

http://www.52suburbs.com/ a pictorial look at some of Sydney’s amazing suburbs

http://www.hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com seriously funny and love the illustrations all done on ‘paint’ which is amazing. This post had me laughing so hard –  http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/11/dogs-dont-understand-basic-concepts.html

http://thethesiswhisperer.com/ a blog with helpful tips and posts about writing a thesis (that takes me back!)

http://www.feministfrequency.com check out the post on ads for kids toys and gender messages http://www.feministfrequency.com/2010/11/toy-ads-and-learning-gender/ among others.

A great post from Sara Phillips – Anti-consumerism is the new democracy http://www.abc.net.au/environment/articles/2011/10/06//3333044.htm

Not a blog but a two part post (be sure to click on the link at the bottom to read the second part) http://msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2011/05/07/motherhood-and-feminism-part-1/

www.slacktarts.com Best cupcakes and humour in Oz

http://www.jasontsui.blogspot.com/ Great photos and good for feeding your travel envy

http://talkingplants.blogspot.com/ Everything you ever wanted to know about plants given to you in an interesting and entertaining format

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