21st Century Life, News, Reactions

The fiercest lion in the jungle or The H&M controversy

We’ve all seen the outrage: H&M joins the long list of racist companies who have shown their true colours by *gasp*… putting black bodies in inappropriate situation, surrounded by inappropriate comments, *fill in the gap* inappropriate.

Hell, I’m tired. No even necessarily of the long list of fuck up by big conglomerates but by the need to comment on every single one of them. Also, most of the time, I find the blunder either stupid, funny, or simply not really worth my time and effort to get pissed off at.

So of course when I saw the headlines about H&M, I shrugged and went on with my life. Then my mum commented on it and I thought “well, let’s write something about it and kill two birds with one stone.” Continue reading

21st Century Life, Reactions

Let’s talk about age

“How old are you?” That’s a weird question to hear from a potential employer, especially when it comes bang at the end of an interview. Then again, the entire thing had been a teeny bit mad from the start.

Quite frankly taken aback, I replied honestly. Who knew that would be a bad idea?

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