May 8th, 2012


In which the government makes me feel slightly ill

OMG, they actually did it. Our government is going to fund free contraception for (and I quote) "Women on benefits - including teenagers and the daughters of beneficiaries."

"What, condoms?" I hear you say. "After all, surely if a government was going to subsidise access to contraception, they'd realise that making it easily accessible to everyone would be a good idea."

Nope. We're talking IUDs and implants, mainly. Long-term reversible contraception usable only by women.

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Meanwhile, my shiny LED knitting needles (courtesy of @pixelbrid) have been getting a workout:

They really work! And are available here.