Author: Catherine Charlwood

The Digestive System – Know Your Body

The systems of the body are, for some of us, but a vague memory from science class or maybe home-economics. Do those classes still exist? Anyway today we’re going to get back to basics and discuss the ins and outs of the digestive system, without you having to dig out …

Beyond the Wall: Game of Thrones Recap S7E6

We laughed, we cried, then we cried some more at the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones. Although there are parts that are certainly lacking, this one really got more hits than misses. Now before we all settle in for the final episode, let’s have a little recap of what …

Marvel’s ‘The Defenders’ is Here, but Where is Everyone?

Marvel and Netflix’s latest collaboration The Defenders is hit our screens today, but the team aren’t exactly at the best of starting points; in fact, they may be at their worst when the series starts. Every member of the team — Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage and Iron Fist — all …

Eastwatch: Game of Thrones Recap S7E5

This week’s episode of Game of Thrones packs fewer fiery deaths than last week, but my oh my, how time does fly in Westeros. Eastwatch was stuffed to the brim with schemes, reunions and callback after callback from previous seasons. It’s enough to make a fan obsessively obsessive over seemingly …

Tired of Hearing the Angry Feminist? Try Being One

Feminists aren’t grown, they’re made. We don’t just vacate the birth canal with the collective works of Simone de Beauvoir in hand; we have to become aware of the discrimination around us through a combination of literature, pop culture and social media. In short, we have to have some kind …

Why Aren’t We Talking About Taylor Swift’s Court Case?

Taylor Swift has been in court this week facing her alleged assaulter, and being pretty badass about the whole thing. Yet for some reason, social media’s feminist echo chamber hasn’t been ringing out and deafening us like has with other instances of female celerities speaking out against assault. As HuffPost …

The Spoils of War: Game of Thrones S7E4 Recap

Well well well, with only three episodes left to go, things certainly are heating up in Westeros—both figuratively and literally. This episode was definitely one worth waiting for *cough* and if you haven’t already watched The Spoils of War, look away now… N.B. This post is dark and full of …

An Ode to my Chubby Hubby

I love my chubby husband more than words can possibly say, but I’m going to write them anyway, because I, a mere woman, should take every opportunity to convey how amazing the man who chooses her above all others is. Especially considering that I am not going to be strutting the …

A Woman in Comics: an Interview with Anthea West

We met up with Irish comic book creator Anthea West at MCM Comic Con Dublin, to discuss her popular webcomic Fate, her style of art, and what it’s like to be a women in the comics industry. Anthea is a self-published comic book writer, artist and illustrator, all under the …

The Queen’s Justice: Game of Thrones Recap S7E3

TW: Rape The day has finally arrived. It only took seven seasons, eight kings, two queens and around 160,000 deaths, but at long last ice and fire meet in the Queen’s Justice. Before we go any further remember… WARNING: This post is dark and full of spoilers… Euron then You’re …