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  • 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.
  • JUNE FAVOURITES: THINGS I’M LOVING THIS SUMMER

    JUNE FAVOURITES: THINGS I’M LOVING THIS SUMMER
MARATHON TRAINING: PART TWO, HALF WAY THERE.

MARATHON TRAINING: PART TWO, HALF WAY THERE.

Back in October I signed up to run a marathon and as of this morning, I am at the half way point. Literally. Today … View Post
ON BEING THE TOKEN FEMINIST

ON BEING THE TOKEN FEMINIST

There’s a shift that happens, when you first out yourself as a “feminist” to those around you. When it’s realised by friends … View Post
SOME THINGS I’VE LEARNED ABOUT EXERCISE

SOME THINGS I’VE LEARNED ABOUT EXERCISE

By the time I started doing exercise, I didn’t know shit about it. Thanks in part to my abysmal physical education and, more … View Post
ON BEING “BOSSY”.

ON BEING “BOSSY”.

For as long as I can remember, I have been described as being “bossy”. It’s a word that I’ve heard countless times, … View Post
WHAT ARE YOU MEANT TO DO WHEN SOMEONE SAYS SOMETHING SHITTY ABOUT YOU ON THE INTERNET?

WHAT ARE YOU MEANT TO DO WHEN SOMEONE SAYS SOMETHING SHITTY ABOUT YOU ON THE INTERNET?

Whenever I used to complain about abuse that I’d received online, everyone would tell me that if I didn’t want people to … View Post
I WANT TO SEE YOU NAKED.

I WANT TO SEE YOU NAKED.

I have recently become utterly obsessed with seeing people naked. Growing up as an overtly awkward white, middle class Brit, this is not a … View Post
ON BEING TOO JUDGEMENTAL…

ON BEING TOO JUDGEMENTAL…

When it comes to dissecting your personality, there are a few traits that you hope desperately not to find there. Even though you’re … View Post
PLEASE, PICK UP YOUR PHONE.

PLEASE, PICK UP YOUR PHONE.

I have always loved the phone. TRAINERS: OFFICE £18 (AFF LINK)TIGHTS: ASOS £7.50 (AFF LINK) My love affair started as a child, before the smart … View Post
LIFE LESSONS I LEARNED FROM GIVING UP SMOKING

LIFE LESSONS I LEARNED FROM GIVING UP SMOKING

A year ago today, I gave up smoking. *yes yes, thank you, well done me, I AM so amazing, you are absolutely right* After … View Post
ON THE GIRLS THAT AREN’T “GIRL’S GIRLS”

ON THE GIRLS THAT AREN’T “GIRL’S GIRLS”

I was never one of the “girl’s girls”. I should have been, I wish I’d been, but I was too busy, as … View Post
HAPPY GALENTINE’S DAY

HAPPY GALENTINE’S DAY

Happy Galentine’s Day! If you’re new to the phenomenon, welcome! Depending on how you choose to look at it, this is either … View Post
TRAINING FOR A MARATHON: PART ONE, THE BEGINNING

TRAINING FOR A MARATHON: PART ONE, THE BEGINNING

Back in October, I signed up to run Edinburgh Marathon. Three months have now passed since that moment of what can only be described … View Post
MY THIN PRIVILEGE

MY THIN PRIVILEGE

Prior to this week, if someone were to accuse me of having “thin privilege”, I’d very quickly feel my heckles start to rise. … View Post
THE BALANCING ACT AND THE TIGHTROPES WE WALK.

THE BALANCING ACT AND THE TIGHTROPES WE WALK.

Life is a balancing act. Yes yes, here I go again, pointing out the bloody obvious, but it’s true. Your life, and the … View Post
LET’S TALK ABOUT OUR WORK-PLACE LANGUAGE

LET’S TALK ABOUT OUR WORK-PLACE LANGUAGE

“I’m so sorry to bother you, I was just wondering if you had received my last email…” Hello and welcome to one of … View Post
THOUGHTS FROM A SNOWFLAKE

THOUGHTS FROM A SNOWFLAKE

I am part of generation snowflake. For a long time we were known as children, at some point we became millennials and then at … View Post
“NOT ALL MEN”

“NOT ALL MEN”

I’m about to embark on an impossible blog post. But after a week of chaos; the Government finally imploding, a light dusting of … View Post
HOW TO MAKE LIFE BETTER WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE A SACK OF DICKS

HOW TO MAKE LIFE BETTER WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE A SACK OF DICKS

In the self-care era, if there is one thing that we are encouraged to do more than anything else, it’s to do everything … View Post
THE MENTAL EXHAUSTION OF LIVING WITH A CONFUSING CHRONIC ILLNESS.

THE MENTAL EXHAUSTION OF LIVING WITH A CONFUSING CHRONIC ILLNESS.

On Friday I was given a diagnosis for an illness that I have struggled with, on and off, for just over four years. If … View Post
WHY I’M NOT A VEGAN

WHY I’M NOT A VEGAN

I am not a vegan. There, I said it. Before I get properly stuck into this blog post (and I fully intend to go … View Post