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  • NINE MONTHS WITHOUT DRINKING AND WHAT IT TAUGHT ME ABOUT MY RELATIONSHIP …

    NINE MONTHS WITHOUT DRINKING AND WHAT IT TAUGHT ME ABOUT MY RELATIONSHIP WITH ALCOHOL
  • LET’S TALK ABOUT PUBES.

    LET’S TALK ABOUT PUBES.
  • THE VERY POSITIVE PESSIMIST: IN DEFENCE OF PESSIMISM

    THE VERY POSITIVE PESSIMIST: IN DEFENCE OF PESSIMISM
  • MY BODY. MY CHOICE. WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT CONTRACEPTION

    MY BODY. MY CHOICE. WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT CONTRACEPTION
  • LEARNING TO LIKE DOING THINGS ON MY OWN

    LEARNING TO LIKE DOING THINGS ON MY OWN
  • SOME THOUGHTS ON OUR RIGHT TO TAKE NAKED PHOTOS IN THE WAKE …

    SOME THOUGHTS ON OUR RIGHT TO TAKE NAKED PHOTOS IN THE WAKE OF THE BELLA THORNE & WHOOPI GOLDBERG SCANDAL.
  • INSTAGRAM AND THE FOOD THAT DOESN’T GET EATEN

    INSTAGRAM AND THE FOOD THAT DOESN’T GET EATEN
  • WITHOUT THEM I COULDN’T WALK: THIS IS A SHOUT OUT TO …

    WITHOUT THEM I COULDN’T WALK: THIS IS A SHOUT OUT TO MY LEGS.
THE REFUGEE CRISIS: WHAT THE JUNGLE IS REALLY LIKE AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP

THE REFUGEE CRISIS: WHAT THE JUNGLE IS REALLY LIKE AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP

For a long time the ‘migrant crisis’ has been something that the British public have known about. We’ve seen images of children washed … View Post
FINALLY! A CAR JUST FOR LADIES! I’M SO EXCITED I’VE DROPPED MY TAMPONS!

FINALLY! A CAR JUST FOR LADIES! I’M SO EXCITED I’VE DROPPED MY TAMPONS!

Guys. BIG NEWS JUST IN. All of your prayers have been answered, yes it’s true, it’s finally happening: THEY’VE INVENTED A … View Post
DRESSING OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE

DRESSING OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE

Since the very first day of summer, I have been looking forward to the arrival of winter. ‘Comfort’ and ‘summer’, as far as my … View Post
GBBO’S CANDICE RECEIVING HATE FOR WEARING LIPSTICK. WE LIVE IN 1842 NOW.

GBBO’S CANDICE RECEIVING HATE FOR WEARING LIPSTICK. WE LIVE IN 1842 NOW.

Having never watched the Great British Bake Off before (or GBBO to its mates), please imagine the sheer joy and excitement that came over … View Post
WHY I WILL FOREVER AND ALWAYS REMAIN LOYAL TO BRIDGET JONES

WHY I WILL FOREVER AND ALWAYS REMAIN LOYAL TO BRIDGET JONES

Despite the obvious attempts from the creators of Bridget Jones to make her into an empowering female character and an icon for women everywhere, … View Post
DANI MATHERS TO FACE PROSECUTION FOLLOWING BODY SHAMING STRANGER AT THE GYM

DANI MATHERS TO FACE PROSECUTION FOLLOWING BODY SHAMING STRANGER AT THE GYM

UPDATE: Dani Mathers, the Playboy Model who made headlines in the summer for being a total body-shaming arsehole (sorry not sorry) has now been … View Post
A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT PERIODS

A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT PERIODS

The other day, as some of you may remember, I wrote a piece about periods. I wrote about the shit that we women have … View Post
WHY SHOULDN’T MEN WEAR MAKEUP?

WHY SHOULDN’T MEN WEAR MAKEUP?

Having just got Pretty Normal Me onto Instagram I instantly handed my phone to my sister (who’s social media game is A*) and … View Post
THINGS THAT I LEARNT FROM MY HOLIDAY

THINGS THAT I LEARNT FROM MY HOLIDAY

1) There is nothing cool about being sunburnt.It’s uncomfortable and for some reason kind of embarrassing, it is essential to wear suncream, PROPERLY.&… View Post
THE CANCER THAT WE REALLY NEED TO START TALKING ABOUT

THE CANCER THAT WE REALLY NEED TO START TALKING ABOUT

 Yesterday afternoon I had the absolute pleasure of going into the Eve Appeal offices and meeting the fabulous team behind the fabulous charity.&… View Post
IT’S TIME TO TALK ABOUT PERIODS…

IT’S TIME TO TALK ABOUT PERIODS…

I hate the way that our society talks about periods. I hate that all of the connotations are nasty, that they are seen as ‘… View Post
THEY’RE NOT ALL STARING AT YOU

THEY’RE NOT ALL STARING AT YOU

Do you ever have those days when you feel like the whole world is looking at nothing but you? When you’re walking down … View Post
PLAYBOY MODEL TAKES COVERT PHOTO OF NAKED WOMAN AND THEN BODY SHAMES THE SHIT OUT OF HER ON SNAPCHAT

PLAYBOY MODEL TAKES COVERT PHOTO OF NAKED WOMAN AND THEN BODY SHAMES THE SHIT OUT OF HER ON SNAPCHAT

“If I can’t unsee this then you can’t either” – that was the caption that ‘Playmate of the Year 2015’ Dani Mathers put over … View Post
IS SOCIAL MEDIA MAKING US BAD FRIENDS?

IS SOCIAL MEDIA MAKING US BAD FRIENDS?

Since the invention of social media, ‘friendships’ have changed dramatically. In times BF (before Facebook), you may remember the types of friends that you … View Post
HOW TO ACTUALLY GO FOR A RUN.

HOW TO ACTUALLY GO FOR A RUN.

Now before I start, I ought to let you know that this is not actual exercise advice, it won’t tell you about your … View Post
I WAS A PERFECT PARENT ONCE… AND THEN I HAD KIDS.

I WAS A PERFECT PARENT ONCE… AND THEN I HAD KIDS.

I remember when I was the best parent. Exemplary in fact. There was no technology allowed, strictly reading, singing, learning and those wooden toys … View Post
WHY IS IT THAT WOMEN STILL ‘CAN’T DRIVE’?

WHY IS IT THAT WOMEN STILL ‘CAN’T DRIVE’?

It’s a stereotype as old as time, this idea that women can’t drive. The idea that we need bigger parking spaces than … View Post
150 MILES IN SIX DAYS ACROSS THE SAHARA DESERT. SALLY ORANGE VS THE MARATHON DES SABLES

150 MILES IN SIX DAYS ACROSS THE SAHARA DESERT. SALLY ORANGE VS THE MARATHON DES SABLES

For most of us, the thought of running the London Marathon causes us to feel a small wave of panic and dread, for Major … View Post
WALK UNTIL YOUR LEGS HURT

WALK UNTIL YOUR LEGS HURT

As of last weekend, I am now the proud owner of a ‘Fitbit’ making me something of a Fit Bitch I suppose (something that … View Post
IF JAY Z REALLY HAS HAD AN AFFAIR, WHY IS IT THAT HE’S GOT OFF SO LIGHTLY?

IF JAY Z REALLY HAS HAD AN AFFAIR, WHY IS IT THAT HE’S GOT OFF SO LIGHTLY?

So unless you live under a rock, you will have noticed that Beyonce has released a new album this week, and unless you are … View Post