Tag: Fashion

HOW TO BE OFFENSIVE

Ask anyone who knows me and they'll tell you I'm not quite like other people. And I know from experience that when people don't fit easily into a stereotype, others attempt to either squash them into one or just write them off as being "weird". Some claim to approve of weird and unusual types, until they come across one whose weirdness doesn't fit their understanding … Continue reading HOW TO BE OFFENSIVE

ON BEING DIFFERENT

I was born different. My bright ginger/red hair and masses of freckles ensured that I stood out in any crowd. They also gave anyone and everyone an opportunity to tease. This teasing, which came as much from my family as from anyone, had a profound and lasting effect on me. The perpetrators thought it was … Continue reading ON BEING DIFFERENT