On Silence & Speaking Up (Or Why Our Voices Matter)

The way we react and talk about trauma has changed thanks to the rise of social media and 24-hr news cycles. Recently, we saw this following the massacre in Orlando, the murder of MP Jo Cox, the EU Referendum more generally. All very different events. All followed by outpourings of grief, condolence, anger, support that went viral and … Continue reading On Silence & Speaking Up (Or Why Our Voices Matter)

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How To Be A Heroine

As a twentysomething, I often feel as if I am 'in training to be a heroine' like Jane Austen's Catherine Morland. Because even though I know there's no real narrative to any life outside of books, there's still a part of me searching ... after all if I'm not the heroine in my own life then what's the bloody point?

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CATCALLING EXAMPLE #8,711,987,789

Ah the catcall – the unsolicited dick-pick made IRL. Every time a catcaller opens their mouth, it’s tempting to put a gun in it. I've avoided writing about it until now, but I'm beginning to realise that unless everyone is talking about the issue - no one is going to listen. This post may be NSFW.

Bring Back Derek? Not Signing but Not Watching Either

“It’s a beautiful day to save lives." 😭 #GreysAnatomy pic.twitter.com/xK7QQQPKJ6 — Lana_Jen☁️ (@lanajenpie) May 1, 2015 It’s the second Thursday since That Episode. The episode that ended the McDream. That caused a general fan meltdown. That resulted in a boycott, a Change.org petition, and a gazillion tweets calling Shonda Rhimes a monster. .@shondarhimes YOU ARE … Continue reading Bring Back Derek? Not Signing but Not Watching Either