Daily Archives: August 6, 2015

Disabilism – The Ugly Face of Disability Hate Crime (BBC)

under the skin adam pearson scarlett JohanssonYes, that’s Scarlett Johansson. Adam Pearson in film Under the Skin (2013)

Before watching the BBC’s documentary The Ugly Face of Disability Hate Crime I had never heard of the term ‘disabilism’. Of course, I was well aware of despicable disability hate crimes reported in the news, but I’d never seen a prejudicial -ism mentioned in connection with them.

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Those Left Behind (Serenity #1) by Joss Whedon & Brett Matthews

Serenity those left behind joss whedonRating: ★★☆☆☆

Although I’ve only watched Firefly twice, I’ve seen Serenity countless times. While Those Left Behind‘s dialogue and personalities match the original show, the story lacks substance and the artwork . . .

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8 Tips for Decluttering Your Home

clutter when jenga takes on a whole new meaningHouse full of crap? Got nowhere to put new books, clothes or furniture? It’s time for a clearout!

If you’re playing Jenga every time you open a cupboard, you need to topple that tower and rid yourself of some of the building blocks. Don’t let procrastination prevent you from freeing yourself from the chaos of a  messy and claustrophobic home.

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