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Hey! My lovely geniusfriend and all round renaissancemansdude @matthewseiji made ambient sounds for my 90s style girlhackertopia. Have a listen: caraellison.co.uk/

Conflict is not abuse musings Show more

Conflict is not abuse musings Show more

Conflict is not abuse musings Show more

I really dislike Sarah Schulman’s Conflict Is Not Abuse now I’ve had ages to think about it

‘Cara wrote something so relevant to this years ago why isn’t she doing this now’ if you didn’t praise my cyberpunk fictions then too bad I make the vidgam now and don’t have time maybe in ten years when I’ve got out of the game mines

@caraellison i also lived on the estate this is england was filmed on. is tv following me

@caraellison I've only watched the first series and I'd say it gets worse right up to the end of the last episode.

Also watching it is weird for me because I live there

@jennatar jenn have you heard of Happy Valley. I feel like even though I’m struggling with it it might be your thing

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Ugh I tried watching Happy Valley and I’m not sure I can get through it. It’s got so much threat/worse against women stuff that I feel so uncomfortable even with Sarah Lancashire around

I’m going to form a band called ‘Dire Straights’ and it’ll just be the four of us dressed as Lana Del Rey doing acapella covers of her songs

I just did a live reading of this old Ride To Hell: Retribution review to my colleagues and told them the editor took out the lines where I said I was crying in self-pity trying to finish it lol eurogamer.net/articles/2013-07

U2 are extremely boring but 90s dramas have conditioned me Pavlov style to get actually scared for people when With Or Without You happens

Whenever U2’s With Or Without You comes on the radio it feels like a seismic shift and I figured it out today: it’s because every 90s drama had some gutting event happen with this playing over it

me, an egg among men: "arguing is so mean it makes me cry and i hate it, why can't we just value each other enough not to make winners and losers over these things"

me, a grown woman and STEM field expert among men: *heels slamming against the floor, approaching the boardroom table* "now listen carefully. these are mathematical requirements for..."

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