If I'd written this just a few weeks ago, there would have been a 50/50 chance of it being a suicide note. I understand the weight of that statement. For months I've felt lonely, lost, empty, worthless and and incapable of getting through to the next day - things have been really dark and I've … Continue reading The countdown to 30
'Body positivity' is a movement initially started to celebrate the curvier bodies, ending stigma and putting a halt to fat shaming. Over the years this has evolved to become a broader umbrella term for all things relating to the politics of our bodies; inclusive of shape, size, race, sexuality, gender, physical and mental ability. So … Continue reading Why I’m body positive
I realised the other day just how long it's been since I last posted on here, and how much longer it's been since I stopped contributing to my primarily mental health blog Bake Offs and Breakdowns. The main reason for this is I've been in a bit of a rut. Given it's Mental Health Awareness … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week
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Such an incredibly strong lady. This just should not happen.
So for anyone who has spoken to me since January 1st, I have been banging on about starting a blog. I wanted to talk about self care and mental health and make up and baking and life (I mean, I hadn’t quite established an aesthetic, and I use commas way too much, but I was well on my way). Anyway, at the end of January, all my plans for everything changed. And now I’m going to talk about that. Because I think it’s really fucking important that people speak about difficult, shitty times. Also, quite selfishly, I think this will be pretty cathartic. Haven’t started yet but this could potentially be a long read. Buckle up kids.
So I was leaving a well known Clapham Club *cough* Infernos *cough* when a man, a stranger, started making sexual comments at me. The sad thing is, I don’t…
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The Northern Quarter is known for its quirky concepts and original ideas and the latest opening doesn't fall short of this. Up at the top of High Street, just past the old Smithfield Market is a cat cafe - the first of its kind in Manchester. I was able to take a sneak peek before … Continue reading Cat Cafe Manchester