2017 · Advice · Career · mental health · personal essay · wedding · Work

Being Honest About Mental Health

As someone who has mental health problems I am always pleased to see sharing and honesty about these issues on social media. One of the worst things about having dodgy mental health is the inherent silence that surrounds it. Despite being fed up of white lies and ‘stigma’ I still find it very difficult to… Continue reading Being Honest About Mental Health

Advice · Blogging · Dear Clementine · Life · Opinion · Work

Blogosphere magazine, issue 11

It seems ironic that there is a print magazine about blogging – but it turns out that Blogosphere magazine is worth the irony. Each issue costs £6, not cheap, but they are like little books that you can delve into again and again, and are in no way short on valuable content. Issue 11 features… Continue reading Blogosphere magazine, issue 11

2016 · Advice · Education · Life · personal essay

What it’s really like to go back to education, by Kirsty Hewitt

When it takes you almost four months to sit down and write an article, you know that your Master’s course has probably been a little more demanding than you originally thought it would be.  That said, returning to study has been one of the best decisions I have ever made, and I am now well… Continue reading What it’s really like to go back to education, by Kirsty Hewitt

Advice · Children · Dear Clementine · Family

Dear Clementine #1: The Other Picard

Dear Clementine #1: The Other Picard Dear Clementine, My wife and I just got married in September. We’re both 32 and childless, which naturally means a lot of our conversations now consist of raising children: Is this as crazy as other people make it look? Do they ever sleep? Is the toddler stage just something… Continue reading Dear Clementine #1: The Other Picard

2016 · Advice · Dear Clementine

Dear Clementine: an agony aunt for 2016

As recently documented on The Pool, the agony aunt had a ‘renaissance’ in 2015, and here at The Postscript we are proud to be part of this revival of such a long-standing and well-loved tradition. Introducing Dear Clementine, our brand new agony aunt! Dear Clementine is the brainchild of the marvellous Carolyn Oliver, and you… Continue reading Dear Clementine: an agony aunt for 2016