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Hey friends, I have a confession to make. A few short months after relaunching Philocalist, I seriously lost heart with the internet. Not just blogging - the entire internet. You see, it truly feels as if the tides of the online world are shifting. What was once an open playing field, has now become a game that only the most privilege of society can succeed in. Yes, as a CIS white woman, my statement probably seems pretty wild but I'm standing by it whole heartedly. To succeed online - in blogging in particular - you need the money to invest, you need the luxury of time and you need to fit the ideal look of what people deem acceptable (this is usually ripped bodies and blonde hair). Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying people who fit this aren't talented, but if you are skilled at music, writing, photography, art, dancing, etc and you DON'T fit the physical mold... well, you've going to have quite the battle on your hands. Is it impossible? No. But am I willing to put up the fight after