During my early secondary school years, I would read one to two books a week. I blew through YA novels of the time with their shitty book covers and dodgy romances like my life depended on it. I got in trouble for reading during class under the table, more than once. Yet as school took … Continue reading I Am a Bad Reader
I’ve spent the last year or two trying to be as informed as possible on subjects I felt were important. But how does this onslaught of information, a lot of it negative, effect those of us more susceptible to depression or mental health problems? The problem I started to worry about the … Continue reading Staying Informed and Mental Health
The Liebster Award is an internet based award given to bloggers by other bloggers as a way to promote each other and get discovered online. Thank you The Wallflower in Wonderland for nominating me and including me with in the blogging community. Go check out The Wallflower in Wonderland to learn more about … Continue reading Liebster Award 2017
I haven’t slept since yesterday at around 5 pm. That was about 30 hours ago. This is not the first and probably not the last time I have been forced into trying to reset my body clock from its night owl nature to a human sleep cycle. My eyes are struggling to stay open … Continue reading The Very Sleepy Chronicles – Part One
Yesterday millions of British kids receive their A-level results, myself included. After I left my first attempt at university, which was a panicked choice made by the anxious part of my brain, I was pretty lost. I decided on kind of a whim to return to college and get an A-level in English … Continue reading I Got My A-Level Results!
A Book for Her presents the chaotic struggle of standup comedian Bridget Christies rise to acclaimed comedy stardom sprinkled within her well-informed feminism. We follow Christie through her early standup, involving dressing up and imitating various male historical figures and a feminist donkey into her revelation of mixing her passion for women’s rights and stand-up … Continue reading A Book for Her by Bridget Christie -Review
After another long wait on an NHS waiting list for Psychotherapy, I received the long-awaited call, kind of. I was offered a few sessions of psychoanalytic therapy as a taster for longer-term therapy but I basically jumped at the chance to get my foot in the door somehow. I thought it would be … Continue reading Another Round of Therapy
Society seems obsessed with the consumption of alcohol, at least in London. It’s a big part of people’s lives. It always has been after all London is known for its pubs. But, what if you don’t want to drink alcohol at all? I made a decision not to drink alcohol in my … Continue reading The Alcohol Dilemma: Why I Prefer Not to Drink
Sally Heathcote: Suffragette by Mary M. Talbot, Bryan Talbot, Kate Charlesworth is a graphic novel focusing on a fictional character involved in the suffrage movement from it’s earliest beginnings. Sally, a working class manchester maid, is rescued from the workhouse by MRS Pankhurst herself and is, therefore, able to tell us the continuous story of the Suffrage … Continue reading Book Review: Sally Heathcote: Suffragette
The last two weeks have been a trip! I had my first real bad depersonalisation episode and it was so weird. The feeling of not really being in my body was worrying and it was really hard to make myself do anything, which leads me to my next mental wall at the moment. I have … Continue reading Mental Check!