I got 99 problems and all of them are Luftballons.
found these clearing out old pictures from my computer, I’m 100% certain there was a story for these at one point but now I just think they frame me as an exhausted, pantless alcoholic-in-training. I’m ok with that
When I was a student at Cambridge I remember an anthropology professor holding up a picture of a bone with 28 incisions carved in it. “This is often considered to be man’s first attempt at a calendar” she explained. She paused as we dutifully wrote this down. ‘My question to you is this – what man needs to mark 28 days? I would suggest to you that this is woman’s first attempt at a calendar.’
It was a moment that changed my life. In that second I stopped to question almost everything I had been taught about the past. How often had I overlooked women’s contributions?