Lost in a Loveless Social Media Void

February 15, 2018

Lost in a Loveless Social Media Void

It is hard not to feel extremely bitter and frustrated with capitalism, cheap and lazy "creatives" and the continual devaluation of my work by those who don't give a damn about where something originated; and whilst I am trying to run a business and therefore don't want to lose out on potential revenue* I feel most angry and upset about the fact someone else is always taking credit for my work and preventing me from gaining the exposure and recognition I deserve. 

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Supporting Small.

November 25, 2017

Supporting Small.

Today's #smallbusinesssaturday, the one day of the year we're encouraged to shop small. The large companies and corporations have 364 days in the year to reign you in, along with huge revenues, and we get today. The same large companies and corporations who brought Black Friday to the masses, who turn over profits in excess of millions, if not billions, who steal the ideas of small businesses and sell them for cheaper than we ever could courtesy of economies of scale, and so on... Thanks capitalism!

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Being Non-Binary in a Binary Business World

November 16, 2017

Being Non-Binary in a Binary Business World

I've been contacted on a fairly regular basis since I started the business by those who want to sell my wares in their store or feature me in a magazine's article.  The emails almost always start the same: "we love the feminist angle", as if to warm me up, followed by "we want to curate a selection of female artists", "we want to empower women", "we want to create a space for women", and so on.

Hm.

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