Kill the role-model…

… let us – women – live ! Something always bothered me with the popular role-model rhetoric. I have never said I had one, nor aspired to become one. I have never considered that women should be labeled that way either. However, I hadn’t specified what that bothering “something” was until I read about the inevitable, negative counterpart of such a liberticide concept: the “anti-role … Continue reading Kill the role-model…

SadaYakko

The geisha who didn’t play by the rules SadaYakko was a respected, worldwide-famous performer at the beginning of the 20th century. She attained such a status by constantly breaking the rules, in her professional as well as her private life, both in an ultra-conventional Japanese society and a Western world where nobody was waiting for her, but somehow everybody remembered her. A loan, but a … Continue reading SadaYakko