FRIDAY 9TH NOVEMBER 2018

IT ONLY TAKES YOUR BRAIN HALF A SECOND TO REGISTER IF YOU’RE ATTRACTED TO SOMEONE - VIA BISHA K ALI ON AN ARCHIVED EPISODE (17: SEX) OF GROWN UP LAND (WHICH I HAVE NO IDEA HOW I’VE ONLY JUST FOUND OUT ABOUT BUT HAVE BINGE-LISTENED TO 8 LOTS OF ITS UTTER PODCAST GENIUS - CARE OF THE PHENOMENAL DEBORAH FRANCES-WHITE -TODAY ALONE…).

AND

THE GLOBAL FERTILITY RATE HAS ALL BUT HALVED SINCE 1950 (WHEN WOMEN WERE HAVING AN AVERAGE OF 4.7 CHILDREN IN THEIR LIFETIMES COMPARED TO 2017’S FIGURE OF 2.4). TO PUT THIS IN CONTEXT, 2.1 WILL CAUSE POPULATIONS TO DECLINE. SO IT’S KIND OF A BIG DEAL - VIA THIS STUDY IN THE LANCET AS REPORTED BY THE BBC.

AND (OH GO ON, IT’S FRIDAY…)

DAMN, VIVIAN MAIER’S PHOTOGRAPHY IS STUNNING. AND WHAT A STORY. TALK ABOUT #LIFEMEETSART - VIA THE NEW YORKER.