Author Archives: Ursa

About Ursa

Ursa is a teenager who is a feminist, and doesn't like stereotypes about ages. She likes reading and 'The Gilmore Girls' and is owned by her cat.

Suggestions?

For a school project, I have to read a book that is non-fiction and is about an ‘important social issue’. I immediately thought of feminism as an important social issue, but I don’t know any books that would be good … Continue reading

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On Nail Polish and Roses

I quite like wearing nail polish. My favourite colour, among others, is purple. I sit and chat with my friends at lunch. I like roses, and irises, and rosemary, and cherry blossoms. I like looking at pictures of cute baby … Continue reading

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Fairytales

Fairy tales are some of the scariest stories in the world. Poisoned apples, life time lock-ups, evil wolves, trolls. Scary stuff to read to children. But what makes them scary for me is that we are implanting in children’s minds … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s day!

When I was at preschool, I was coloring in a picture of flowers. One of the women that worked there (I can’t remember whether there were men or not, somehow I doubt it) was talking to me about the colours I like. … Continue reading

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Clueless

As I am standing with my mother in the line at the supermarket checkout, I flick my eyes over the magazines. Most of them cause eye-rolls. But the other day, Ok! magazine caused a stare, and a vaguely worried mind-set for the … Continue reading

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New school. Again.

This blog started when Lessonstobelearned462 was new at high school. My turn now! I am moving into high school. I am mostly looking forward to being a high school girl. I think it will give me a lot more independence, … Continue reading

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End of the roll

I am at the end of the roll*. Always have been. Probably always will be. It isn’t really the bane of my life, but it does bug me sometimes. Today, the last day of my primary schooling, I made a … Continue reading

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