The trope of ‘her indoors’ is alive and well. Rather that than be silenced | Coco Khan

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The trope of ‘her indoors’ is alive and well. Rather that than be silenced | Coco Khan

What being called a nag really means is to be self-possessed and strong


My friend Pete is very into “cable management”. He spends his evenings artfully hiding the wires of his gaming machines and “soundscaping” devices, before communing with other Sonos bros on Reddit.

“If Pete had his way, there would be no room to move for all the speakers,” his girlfriend will say with a loving eye-roll. I playfully prod him, too. “Pete, why are you making a home cinema when all you watch is Homes Under The Hammer? Is it worth all this effort to hear a gavel in 3D?” (“Only someone who has never heard a gavel in 3D would say that,” he’ll reply.)

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Source : https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/oct/09/the-trope-of-her-indoors-is-alive-and-well-rather-that-than-be-silenced