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

2017 · Culture · Heroine/Hero · Interesting Things · Life · Opinion · personal essay · podcasts · Politics · Women

For International Women’s Day 2017 – The Women Who Inspire Me #IWD2017

I’m not a very political person and I must admit I do not really do much to mark International Women’s Day – which I know is bad! But I like to spend the day thinking about the women who really inspire me, and I did that today. Cheryl Strayed Like everyone else I read Wild… Continue reading For International Women’s Day 2017 – The Women Who Inspire Me #IWD2017

2016 · Opinion · personal essay · Politics · Women

Thoughts on Theresa May and all this drama

I don’t claim to be any kind of political expert, and there’s probably a lot I could learn and understand better; but I do find the whole thing fascinating, and have been glued to BBC news ever since the results of the EU referendum were announced. Yesterday’s drama only intensified my interest in our political… Continue reading Thoughts on Theresa May and all this drama

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