‘The Algorithm’ – A poem by ©Anna Frances, 2021

Preamble: This is a poem dedicated to algorithms, or rather, my experiences of trying get noticed on social media as someone that’s self-employed and early on in their career. If someone retweets your tweetsThat’s the algorithmIf someone ignores your tweetsThat’s the algorithmIf someone trolls your tweetsThat’s the algorithm

What do I mean by ‘Divine Feminine’ and ‘Divine Masculine’? (And what do I mean by their opposites, ‘Toxic Feminine’ and ‘Toxic Masculine’?)

I’ve often talked about ‘Divine Feminine’ as being about nurture, compassion, and creativity, and ‘Divine Masculine’ being about stewardship of the earth, strategy and building for a new world, but what do I actually mean by this? In practice, what do these character traits that (I would argue) we all have within us, look likeContinue reading “What do I mean by ‘Divine Feminine’ and ‘Divine Masculine’? (And what do I mean by their opposites, ‘Toxic Feminine’ and ‘Toxic Masculine’?)”

Is gender a ‘battle’? Or is it something we have within all of us?

I think gender for some people has become a battle. A battle with others to protect themselves, or dominate others, and for some people, a battle with themselves – to be a ‘hyper-masculine’ or a ‘hyper-feminine’ version of themselves.

Divine Feminine and Divine Masculine – Why I think it’s essential to recognise that both are within all of us

There’s been an argument for quite a while about what it means to be ‘female’ and what it means to be ‘male,’ and the meaning behind these terms that we we use. It’s important to recognise that we are always just ourselves.

Why did I choose watercolour painting as the artistic medium of choice for the Bi in the 2000s™ illustrative series?

For me it was an easy decision to paint with watercolour in the Bi in the 2000s™ illustrative series, for a lot of different reasons. I think for me, I was drawn to watercolour paint in particular because of its fluid and subtle nature, giving the artist infinite ways to explore colour, from its mostContinue reading “Why did I choose watercolour painting as the artistic medium of choice for the Bi in the 2000s™ illustrative series?”