But we could thtill have a really good time.
The Penguin Foundation in Phillip Island, Australia, has put out a global callout for knitters to make pullovers for penguins who have been caught in oil spills. They need the little jumpers to keep warm and to stop them trying to clean the toxic oil with their beaks.
UPDATE: Penguin centres can become overwhelmed with sweaters at certain times, so it’s best to check in with the Penguin Foundation before you start your next knitting project.
March is Women’s History Month, and we’re highlighting the outstanding contributions women have made to sexual and reproductive health.
Katharine Dexter McCormick was a prominent philanthropist, suffragist, and biologist. Her support led to the invention of the first birth control pill.
“There’s a trend starting about eight years ago of women of a certain age leading a strong cast. You have it in ‘The Big C,’ ‘Scandal,’ ‘The Good Wife,’ ‘Damages.’ [Roles for women my age are] still lacking in film scripts, which is why many women are turning toward working in TV.” - Gillian Anderson (Backstage magazine)