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  • Claire Stuart

    33 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.

    What Tarot Taught Me About Self Care

    |A quick Google search can find you plenty of healthy living tips, but self-care also includes the mind. Here's our experience with Tarot. Some people swear by meditation. Others trade in sun salutations and a stringent yoga routine or gratitude lists. It’s not that I didn’t try these

    The Big Old Baby Question

    | Sarah Silverman's said herself “I want to have kids when there's nothing else I want more.” And THAT I get. Bringing a new life into the world is a big decision. There's a question that women of a certain age will find themselves subject to. Especially if you're in a

    The 5 Lingerie Bloggers You Need To Follow

    | Love yourself and your body. You don't need to be a lingerie model to wear a pretty lingerie set. Here are some beautiful lingerie bloggers to show you how. Whether you're a card carrying member of the itty-bitty-titty committee or you find yourself somewhere closer to the middle of the

    Why the Madonna/Whore Archetype​ is total Bullshit

    | Virginity is a social construct and your moral compass is not located between your thighs. This should not be difficult to understand. Growing up, there's always that one guy at the party. We've all heard him. He sits there and just proclaims how much he just fucking loves eating pussy.

    Why Are We So Obsessed With Psychopaths?

    |Serial killers, sociopaths and unsolved murders – these are just a few of the things adult nightmares are made of. Psychopaths (of the stab happy variety and otherwise) have never held a more prominent part in our cultural landscape. From podcasts to Netflix docu-series, we’ve found our own grown up

    The Dark World of Deep Fakes (Revenge Porn 2.0)

    Back in December, Motherboard explored reddit's growing obsession with an open source AI technology that was being used to map celebrity faces and place them over adult videos to create their own porn. Since then, videos have emerged bearing the likeness of Gal Gardot, Emma Watson , Maisie Williams, Taylor Swift

    An Alternative Berlin Bucket List

    | Be Different. Instead of the typical tourist favourites, make sure you visit these spots on your trip to Berlin! 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

    Beating the Millennial Myth

    | The phrase "Don't judge a book by it's cover", can be applied to the millennial generation. Despite some truth, don't tar us all with the same brush. Narcissistic, entitled and lazy, welcome to the game of millennial myth bingo where every week there seems to be a new

    Sexual Misconduct in Hollywood - Who's next?

    Let's play a game. It's called – "Who is going to break our hearts next?" Because after this weekend - well this past year really - it feels like anyone could be next. And at this point I don't think I have it in me to be surprised anymore.

    The Emotional Catharsis of Giving a Fuck

    | You're too late. The fuck ship has sailed. IDGAF. Here's the thing about [The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck.](https://www.amazon.co.uk/Life-Changing-Magic-Not-Giving-bestselling/dp/1784298468) It's great. Like, circulated among my friend-group, let's start a book club kind of great. The premise is simple enough

    Girl Scouts and Consent

    | Innocent American young girls are growing up and learning valuable life lessons at Girl Scouts. Never did we ever see that they would have to learn about consent when selling candy. As we get in to the full swing of the holidays [The Girl Scouts of America](http://www.girlscouts.

    2017 The Year Feminism Stopped being a dirty word

    | Meghan Trainor famously sang best lyrical line - "If I was you, I'd wanna be #metoo". Lets celebrate the exponential growth of feminism. In the wake of the #metoo movement and the silence breakers named as Time’s Person of the Year, Merriam-Webster have announced “feminism” as their

    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.

    Is The Fear of Failure Holding You Back?

    | The most successful people were once the biggest failures too. Fall down 8 times, get up 9 because what's for you won't go by you. It can feel like falling. Or drowning. Perhaps for you it's a dense, pressing claustrophobia. Or it's a feeling of wide, all encompassing emptiness that

    The Myth of Professional Dressing

    | The struggles of trying to be professional and how "Smart-Casual" dressing can be the most stressful part of your job. If there is anything Romy and Michelle taught me (other than a formula for glue and some sweet dance moves) it was you shouldn’t have to dress

    Ho but make it fashion: Fashion's love affair with fetish

    | Slip on your sassiest underwear and wear it as outwear, because now you can. Fashion’s love affair with fetish isn’t anything new. In fact, it’s almost as predictable as florals for spring and muted tones for Autumn. Any time fashion explores prim and proper it needs to

    Me Too - No More Excuses

    Me too. Posted and shared across social media by women who have been harassed and assaulted in an attempt to shed light on exactly how ubiquitous sexual violence is.

    Seriously, why is mansplaining still a thing?

    | Take your mansplaination elsewhere and let me teach you how to multi-task. I used to work in a comic book shop. Which as far as jobs go is pretty god damn unremarkable. Until you realise you're a woman. Working in a comic book shop. And today, someone's going to teach

    The Food Trend We Love to Hate: Rise of the Flexitarian

    | The concept of being able to have your veggies and your steaks and still call yourself a vegetarian. Are you as confused as we are? It's been bubbling below the surface for some time now, originally rearing its head in the mid 90s, critiqued in 2013 as [vegetarianism but cheating]