THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Celebrate….with Cake!

It’s important to find ways to treat ourselves and those we love.  It’s important to celebrate special occasions and to simply celebrate…. even if there is no special occasion.  It’s important to celebrate life and love every day, if we can. So in the spirit of celebration, life and love, I offer you a really ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: An explosion of taste

The pastry chef, Seaman First Class Henry Bunders, had been given specific orders: “make a cake that is like a nuclear explosion.” He’d been able to recreate the effect of the mushroom cloud using some stiff cardboard, fondant, and liberal … Continue reading →

bastard.logic: Provocation, Appropriation, and That Blackface Clitoridectomy Cake

Here’s an idea for truly provocative art. No more male artists, black or white, speaking for African women. No more ever-more-graphic ever-more-voyeuristic art on the suffering of African women. Stop using the female African body as raw material to be worked – unless you happen to live in one. Then, notice that African women are ...