Tag Archives: Blog

plastic19 August 28

Why you SHOULD blog about your research

An excellent post here on why you should blog about your research.

plastic6 August 20

Designing the Doll: bikini, figure and body-building

The real living dolls. Not so long ago, female bodybuilding and competing was the preserve of a minority. Then the Bikini category was added, and aided by the explosion of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, blogs.. previous elitist language such as ‘eating clean’, ‘carb depletion’ have become social media favourites. It seems every other bikini-clad twenty-something […]

plastic28 June 27

Listening to the voices of sex workers

I have a blog post on the Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (FWSA) blog http://fwsablog.org.uk/2013/06/26/sex-work-is-work/. Massive thank you to Joanne and the team for allowing me to post, and I would love to get feedback. It is always interesting to listen to the different views about sex work.

sunshine June 23

PhD tips number 1

I got asked on twitter whether I had any tips as a postgraduate student so far. I only started in Jan on a p/t basis, but my aim is to finish in the minimum time allocated for part time students, 4 years. I had a good think, and there are a few tips I can […]

plastic27 June 14

Thoughtful Doll, Blogging with Research

My first post went out on 11th April, and I am very pleased with how it is going so far. For the couple of criticisms received that it isn’t ‘high brow’ or ‘serious enough’, the positive responses have far outweighed those negative voices. You can’t please everyone, whether in blogging, research, work, personal life, and […]

plastic40 May 01

Broken Barbie: Blogging with Disability

I was inspired to write this post because it is Blogging Against Disablism Day, and The F Word tweeted an old blog post from Amy Clare http://www.thefword.org.uk/blog/2010/05/blogging_agains which I think speaks about the issue beautifully. “Most long-term medical conditions also involve chronic fatigue, which is exacerbated by nearly all activities. The fatigue is qualitatively different […]