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!
Katie's a young talented chef with no restaurant. Stuck between her old job and her own dream restaurant, the thoughts of self-doubt are hard to ignore and when the opportunity to change her mistakes arrives she embraces it. However, nothing comes without conditions. Some things are just meant to be. 4/5 I enjoyed this incredibly. I … Continue reading Book Review: Seconds By Bryan Lee O’Malley
TRIGGER WARNING! This is not a review! Basically, it's a discussion of thoughts and feelings I have about the recent adaptation. I’ve chosen to write about this on my Mental Health Monday post because: It affected me mentally. One of the main themes is mental illness. Representation matters. If you don’t know, 13 Reasons Why … Continue reading Thirteen Reasons Why
Conventions are the best places for cosplaying and finding your inner nerd. However, those of us who are Con veterans and can reliably say that it can be war! There's gonna be a lot of people, walking, tempting expensive items, cosplays that take up a whole aisle and on and on and on. So here … Continue reading Cosplay: Convention Essentials
Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez is the first in a horror comic book series centred around a family struck by tragedy. The violent loss of their father leads to the Locke family moving to the Locke family house: Keyhouse in New England. However, the mansion's doors … Continue reading Book Review: Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft