Looking from the outside in - people, place and practice

Monday, April 30, 2012


"While the War escalates in Afghanistan 10 years after the US invasion, Afghans continue their lives plagued by many of the same issues existed under the Taliban - poverty, violence, and extremism. Using an iPhone as part of my continuing ViDi project tried to capture the zeitgeist of Afghan society in a more subtle and perhaps technologically innovative way." Photographer Benjamin Lowy

Find more photos here. 

Thursday, April 26, 2012

The girl with the perfect face

18-year-old, Florence Colgate has been dubbed “Britain’s Most Beautiful Face.”
She recently won a Britain-wide beauty contest, sponsored by Lorraine Cosmetics. Her face is symmetrical and scientifically perfect. 
But as Jezebel says: " In a world with so many different types of people and diverse tastes, it's impossible to determine what's objectively attractive because, really, there's no such thing as objectively attractive. Different strokes for different folks! " 
I completely agree. 

Sunday, April 22, 2012

The Most Hated Family In The World Part 1/4

 Louis Theroux's follow-up film to his 2007 original expose of the Westboro Baptist Church; "The most hated family in America". Louis is unbelievably brilliant.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Child blogger talks feminism

I just love the way Tavi Gevinson, child fashion blogger for StyleRookie and Rookie mag, thinks about feminism.Watch this TED teen talk, as she discusses female characters on screen.

Monday, April 16, 2012

If women acted like men - Funny video

Ok so, pretty stereotypical, but quite funny. True in some ways for some and irrelevant to others.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012