The Rainbow – A Bridge between Magical and Mundane

“Two bubbles found they had rainbows on their curves. They flickered out saying: "It was worth being a bubble, just to have held that rainbow thirty seconds.” ― Carl Sandburg I said I was going to wrote a post about the significance of rainbows. But somehow it just wasn't flowing, and there is already so … Continue reading The Rainbow – A Bridge between Magical and Mundane

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My Story

A woman sits in a high-back chair carefully stitching a small patchwork quilt.  Her hands cradle the fabric. It is not a usual or easy task for her but she perserveres. Each day adding a few patches more.  As the quilt grows so does her belly.  The baby inside is nearly ready to be born.

Is Zootropolis (or Zootopia if you’re in the US) a feminist movie?

Judy's story is one we know well. The way to "make it" if you're female (and it suggests inevitably prey) is to be better - much better - than your male counterparts and then pay your dues to the system until you finally get some reward and recognition. It's exhausting and only the outliers will make it. Judy Hopps is an outlier. A female prey in a system which favour males. She makes it but the system remains unchanged.