Author Archives: Lorelei Hapman

Road-testing Facebook as a cure for writer’s block.

I’ve felt the inclination to write some poetry for days now, but have been creatively crippled by both writer’s block and the thesis looming over my head demanding that I knuckle down and make a start on it… So I … Continue reading

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I need it for you; a personal response to #Women Against feminism.

Over the past few weeks, my Facebook seems to have been flooded with angry status updates about #Women against feminism… Like my most friends, I’m angry that we’ve come to a point where so many women misunderstand a movement which has … Continue reading

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Feminist research and Activism in ‘The Help’…

It was my interest in Feminist research methods that compelled me to read the novel, The Help by Kathryn Stockett recently. Feminist research is important. Without it, we would never be granted access to the lives of women who fall … Continue reading

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My tragic love affair with the International Airport…

I came back to Melbourne nearly three months ago, and am now filled with an intense desire to leave again… It’s not that I hate being here, it’s just that I feel like life is at its most interesting and … Continue reading

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Jeepney in Olongapo.

I spent some of last year conducting social research in the Philippines last year, and Sadly didn’t write as much as I should have whilst there.  I attempted to conjure some of my experiences the other day and give them … Continue reading

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And suddenly I’m writing a blog.

It was recently suggested to me that I start a blog. My first thought was that blog is a very strange word. And, that I’m not sure how the word and it’s meaning correlate. A strange sounding word that rhymes … Continue reading

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