Ootastic: PCOS in pictures

January 13, 2017

The Scan

Filed under: CHD — ootastic @ 5:11 pm

This new comic (sort of) follows on from The Check-Up. Incidentally, I’d just seen the film Arrival and being slid into the MRI chamber seemed a bit like entering an alien spaceship.

mri

 

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January 6, 2017

Choose Rum

Filed under: films — ootastic @ 7:33 pm

Some potent rum and raisin cornflake cakes over the Christmas break, plus the promise of new Trainspotting and Pirate of the Caribbean films in 2017 reminded of a silly thing I once wrote.

“Choose rum. Choose piracy. Choose a sword. Choose a crew. Choose a big, swashbuckling ship, choose a compass, black sails, flags, and cannons. Choose good health, high blood alcohol, and burial at sea. Choose buried treasure. Choose a cabin. Choose your enemies. Choose a bandana and matching beard. Choose battling the East India Company and wondering how they found you on a Sunday morning. Choose standing on that fo’c’s’le watching mind-numbing, spirit-crushing dice games, stuffing sea turtles into your mouth. Choose rotting away at the end of it all, pishing your last on a desert island, nothing more than an embarrassment to the first mate who mutinied to replace you. Choose your future. Choose piracy.”

 

 

November 7, 2016

And beat goes on…

Filed under: CHD — ootastic @ 5:23 pm

heartbeat

October 3, 2016

30 Film Females: Montage!

Filed under: 30 Film Females, Bechdel Test, films — ootastic @ 8:59 pm

In true Team Amercia: World Police style, here is a montage version of the previous 30 Film Females summary.

butterfly Windmills Programme Name: n/a - TX: 20100101 - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Embargoed for publication until: n/a - Picture Shows: - (C) BBC Worldwide/Top TV Production - Photographer: Richard Kendal pizza face
misery Lesbian sheep marilyn The Remains of the Day women
crossword fargo Contact X chromosome ten
eggs pants panic PCOS monster V
Transamerica The Queen juno window queen
Black Swan Codanin rings mouse equation

September 29, 2016

30 Film Females: The Final Countdown

Filed under: 30 Film Females, Bechdel Test, films — ootastic @ 9:46 pm

Over two years ago I decided to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the Bechdel Test by drawing about women in film.  I recently posted the last doodle and now here’s a final summary of those three decades in chronological order.  I hope you enjoyed them 😉

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