Happy International Women’s Day!
Anna Carnegie / Ella / Jasmine Irving / Kate Crudgington / Rosalind Hewett

Happy International Women’s Day!

To mark International Women’s Day 2014, a few Belle Jar writers have contributed a few words on just some of the women in their lives and throughout history that have provided them with inspiration.  International Women’s Day is all about celebrating the achievements of women across the globe. In a society dominated by an endless … Continue reading

All Fun and Games
Anna Carnegie

All Fun and Games

Growing up in a seemingly increasingly gendered society is no easy task If you have read Natasha Walters’ ‘Living Dolls’, you will recall the striking scene in which Walters’ ascends the escalator to the so-called ‘girls’ floor of a popular toy shop, to be greeted with an explosion of pink, glitter and fairy princesses. This … Continue reading