Girl With a Satchel

Blog URL:http://girlwithasatchel.com
Blog Tags:magazines, pop culture, fashion, feminism, faith, Christianity
Country:Australia

Musings on glossy magazines, pop culture and girlie things.



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“Fashion’s current feminist question is an intersectional one - when a rich, white woman buys a t-shirt with a feminist slogan on it, but that t-shirt was made by an underpaid Bangladeshi woman working in a factory like Rhana Plaza, it cannot pos...

Photo by Sabine Bannard, Tugan Beach, AustraliaIf I can get to the end of my married life and still desire to just sit and be with him as the tide rolls in, then I would consider that a true accomplishment. The journey is fraught with trials to overc...

This is a longer version of an original piece published in issue 34 of White magazine. Photo by Amelia Soegijono - Pictures and Hearts PhotographyIt’s risky business, this writing about the “self” because it is always in a state of flux. M...

Anyone who has ever wrestled with wanting to do the right thing, ethically speaking, at the shops, but who has then been confronted with the very limited options that "doing the right thing" apparently entails, will be enamoured to find a friend in C...

Mrs Satchel.: On passion (for WHITE magazine)“All thoughts, all passions, all delights,White issue 32. Cover by Lara Hotz.Whatever stirs this mortal frame,All are but ministers of love,And feed his sacred flame.”“Love”, Samuel Taylor Coleridg...

When I first met Luke and Carla Burrell in an Oxenford cafe, their little one Milo in tow, I was mesmerised by their earthiness and dedication to the beautifully produced magazine they kindled into being in Newcastle nine years ago; she with a backgr...

"Everyone has a dream. To write a book, travel the world, or quit your job and do something completely different, such as create some groundbreaking art, for example. Often, the dream doesn’t come true. But is this such a bad thing? We don’t thin...