Aren’t you a clever girl? · By Roisin Julia

Countless films, books, TV programmes and the like have presented us with the supposedly enigmatic and elusive ‘smart’ girl character: the quirky outsider who couldn’t care less about her social position or perception. These girls commonly follow a disconcertingly similar pattern, often gothic and stand-offish (think Effy from Skins and Maeve from Sex Education) with a penchant … Continue reading Aren’t you a clever girl? · By Roisin Julia