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Claire Stuart

12 posts Glasgow Website
Award winning blogger, full time creep. Pop culture, counter culture and bad jokes. Came here to eat snacks, chat feminism, death and fashion. And guess what? I'm all out of snacks.

Are We Living in the Handmaid's Tale?

As the chilling finale of HBO's Handmaid's Tale aired last week, fiction is bearing an uncomfortable resemblance to current political discourse – inviting more than a few think pieces bringing Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel to the forefront. From the Conservative parties so called "coalition of chaos" with the DUP, to America

The Big Old Baby Question

There's a question that women of a certain age will find themselves subject to. Especially if you're in a long time relationship. But the closer you get to 30 (or heaven forbid 40) more and more people will start to ask “So, you guys thinking of having kids?” I mean

An Alternative Berlin Bucket List

A hipster mecca steeped in history, it's no wonder it's become one of Europe's top city breaks. And of course there's loads to see and do. From street art to the GDR museum, Berghain to the Berlin Wall – you're not going to be bored. However, I've got a few local

Is Body Positivity the New Body Shaming?

So, is body positivity the new body shaming? Short answer. No. Right, case closed guys, we can pack up. Good job all round. Lol, okay. I'll bite. Because while body-positivity at it's heart is well, positive, it's not perfect and still, at least in the wider populas version of it

#TFW: The Memeification of Fashion

Fashion, by it's very nature has always been steeped in a form of meme culture. From the it bags of the 90s to the return of highly recognisable logos and brands on street style stars at fashion week, fashion is all about virility. It lives and dies by the ability

Adventures in Female Masturbation

Go fuck yourself. No seriously. It's good for your health (yes seriously) it can reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes type 2 (yes really) and knocking one (or, two or three, delete as aprop) is basically going to sort out some of that stress. Cheaper than a massage.