Anti Bullying Week 2017

TW - Bullying and Mental Health I was thinking of writing a post this week about mental health, possibly about triumphs, but I hadn't realised that it was Anti-Bullying Week this week, so I wanted to share a few stories of the bullying that I've experienced in my lifetime. My experience has never been as… Continue reading Anti Bullying Week 2017


Reading Challenge – A book written over 100 years ago

For the third book in the Hannah Braime reading challenge, readers are tasked with reading a book written over a hundred years ago. I cheated a little with this book (I suspect this may not be the first time) because I had planned on reading Jane Austen's Emma, but I found it so utterly dull… Continue reading Reading Challenge – A book written over 100 years ago

Picking Your Battles – self-care and expectations

Recently, reading an article by Marie Southard Ospina in Dazed about hyperfemininity in the plus size community, I started to have a think about the various obstacles that we all find in our way and the different battles that we have to fight. For most people it can be tricky negotiating the tension between what… Continue reading Picking Your Battles – self-care and expectations

Mental Health and Me – Part 2 Social Life

C.W.: Mental health problems, depression and anxiety. N.B.: The experiences being discussed here are my own. Please do not presume that other people with mental health issues experience the same thing or that my experiences are either typical or atypical. Also, I am not a mental health professional so, if in any doubt, please do… Continue reading Mental Health and Me – Part 2 Social Life