archive: the help review

The world of Jackson, Mississippi in the sixties is a world filled with irony. Every white family has an African American maid. These women raise white children; they clothe them, change them, teach them and love them. White women brag about the cooking ability of their maids. These same white women were also raised by African Americans.

While their cooking ability is bragged about, they aren’t allowed to eat with the family. They can touch the children, but they aren’t allowed to use the same bathroom as their white employees as they carry “dangerous diseases”. They are paid less than minimum wage and are treated with disgust and disrespect by the same women who also hold fundraisers for starving African children. Read More

liebster blog award

To top off a not fantastic week, I have been nominated for Liebster Blog Award by the lovely Emma at thebeautyblot! Thank you for making my day 🙂

The aim of it is to recognise and support blogs with fewer than 200 followers, to help people find real gems out there.

The rules are :
1. Thank the giver and link back to the blogger who gave it to you
2. Reveal the five blogs you have chosen and let them know by leaving a comment on their blog
3. Copy and paste the award onto your blog
4. Request that people you have sent the award to forward it on to their favourite bloggers Read More