Lindsay has a post up discussing the recent conflicts and power struggles in the fatosphere:
There is one thing that FA blogs have in common across the board: we believe that it is wrong to mistreat someone because they are fat. That’s it.
Diversity of opinion is a large part of what I value in the fatosphere. As I’ve said before:
Fat Acceptance is (clearly!) not monolithic. Nor should it be. We have a range of view points, a range of goals, and a range of ideas on how best to achieve those goals. That’s great. Every little raindrop counts.
Published Saturday, 23 August 2008
Consuming , Food , Memes
Via Orodemniades @ Birch and Maple:
The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred:
1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
Cross out any items that you would never consider eating.
4) Optional extra: Post a comment here at http://www.verygoodtaste.co.uk linking to your results.
My list is below the fold:
Continue reading ‘Why not?’
I know we all read the fatosphere feed, but there is such a high volume, it can be easy to miss stand out posts. And so, with this in mind:
Bri has an absolutely brilliant post up at the moment examining models of illness in relation to fat. Definitely a ‘must read’. Continue reading ‘Go read this now’
The mayor from Mt Isa (a mining town in Queensland, Australia) clearly has difficulty attracting women. Perhaps his lack of success in love is not due to the gender imbalance of the town but can be accounted for by the indisputable fact that he is a complete and utter tosser whom no self-respecting woman would touch with a barge pole.
As evidence, take his charming comments below:
Continue reading ‘My head just exploded…’