I’m not one of those…

I read an interesting (read: insulting, biased, dickish, douchey – because I’m none of the ideal things) article a few days ago. Basically, explaining what women should do/wear/behave to make themselves appear more attractive. So! We seemingly shouldn’t have chips or smudges in our nail polish manicure…ever. Which is hilarious to me, as my nails are always chipped – I use my hands, funnily enough. And when my nails are painted, they’re ridiculous colours. Sexy, matching underwear is apparently a mandatory rule. Another hilarious one. Yea…I’ll stick to my neon sports bras, tshirt bras and ‘nerdy’ boxer shorts, thanks. Knowing … Continue reading I’m not one of those…

Abducted

Let me start by saying that I was really looking forward to reading this book, and hopefully getting interested in the ‘Lizzy Gardner’ series. Unfortunately, that’s not to be. The overall story idea is a good one – teenager gets abducted, eventually escapes, grows up to teach other young women how to defend themselves, bad guy returns – drama drama drama…yea, I was sold, sounded great. The things that really let the book down, for me anyway, is the multitude of characters. There’s too many of them to keep track of, and not one of them is particularly interesting, not … Continue reading Abducted