It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.
Monica Lewinsky – The price of shame
“Surrounded by photographs, family mementos and the clamor of everyday life, seven authors offer a glimpse into the space where they create.” - The Writer’s Room
The Breakfast Club turns 30 - “THE BREAKFAST CLUB”, 30 YEARS LATER: A CONVERSATION ACROSS GENERATIONS and I Had to Convince John Hughes to Give Me the Part: Molly Ringwald on ‘The Breakfast Club,’ 30 Years Later
“It’s almost laughable how transparent Instagram’s confusion over what constitutes inappropriate content is. And if it would like to argue for a second that it has a fundamental issue with blood, it has a whole lot of skateboarder posts to answer for.” – Instagram has a problem with women: Bloody accident photos are fine, but periods are “inappropriate”?
“Let me tell you about anger. You think it’s not going to take over; you think you are in control; you say you’re better now. You justify it with reasons, and there are always plenty of excuses.” – Facing the Beast: On Anxiety and Sisterhood
“It’s invisible but it is there always lurking. Some days I feel like I can take on the world and other days a simple task can see impossible.” – Fibromyalgia and ME
“Remember: your fingers don’t get sad; you can still type happy words while crying your eyes out.” – Me And My Shadow – Five Years On
“I did it in the same way that I’ve done many times since (and before), because I’m always leaving. I really only ever try when there’s already an exit strategy in place.” – GHOSTS IN MY INBOX