Posts Tagged With 'Girls'

Response To: Video games have a diversity problem that runs deeper than race or gender

Response To: Video games have a diversity problem that runs deeper than race or gender

I read an article in the Guardian that was doing the rounds on Twitter today which you can read here – “Video games have a diversity problem that runs deeper than race or gender“,¬†and was over the moon. It completely hit the nail on the head. My response falls under ‘too long to tweet’ and ‘maybe too short to blog’ as it’s pretty much total agreement with the author.

I write this as a woman who games, I grew up with video games and despite being one of the minority who clung to the hobby as I aged, I can see why many girls drifted away.

September 11, 2015  |  1 Comment » Read More
A 12yo's Thoughts On Being A Girl Geek

A 12yo’s Thoughts On Being A Girl Geek

(My twelve year old daughter wanted to write about her views on being a young, female geek. She games on Xbox, Playstation, Wii and DS, loves superhero comics and their spin-off movies. She wanted to blog about her opinions on the hobbies she adores and I’ve left it largely unedited. ‘Boobs’ feature rather heavily.)

Living as a 12 year old is great for most, except for groaning at upcoming exams and dreading the next maths lesson. However this is a stupid way to describe me seeing as it is most unreliable. I love exams and maths, and that makes me an unusual person to meet yet even though my ability to love things that are for most unlovable, people are surprised the more they uncover about me. I am probably the most games-crazy girl you will ever meet. I shall forever remember the look on peoples face when I tell them about Halo or Red Dead Redemption. It sure is hilarious.

July 24, 2014  |  No Comments » Read More
Why I'm In To Girls

Why I’m In To Girls

I’ve just finished watching the season finale of HBO’s Girls. It’s a show I’ve repeatedly described as “having terrible, horrible characters and yet I’m still compelled to watch”. Having completed the third season, I’ve still relished each episode and am suffering from the post-finale melancholy that accompanies any good television show once it reaches its terminus.

March 27, 2014  |  No Comments » Read More