Today I woke up in a different country. I first moved to the UK about five years ago. I came as a 19 year old full of hope, expectations, enthusiasm. I couldn’t believe my luck that I got into a British university. I was happy, elated, excited to get away from a country that promoted… Continue reading Losing hope | #Brexit
My heart is messier than my room There might be clothes lying around. With memories of where I wore them and who took them off. The red dress is lying on the floor. It’s a wardrobe of its own. It’s a reminder that I put up a front of confidence. It tells you I know… Continue reading How messy are you?
When Jeremy Corbyn drops by My week faced an unexpected turn on Thursday. I was sat peacefully at my desk when a really short, concise e-mail came through. It was announcing just that Jeremy Corbyn was coming to The Station, as part of a Labour meeting we had going on. .@JoeyEssex_ came to EU… Continue reading Why you should follow Jeremy Corbyn on Snapchat
Content warning: rape I just finished Asking for it by Louise O’Neill and I’m broken. I’m shattered in a million pieces and I don’t know if this is the right time to try to write something relevant, but I’ll try. Asking for it is the story of Emma O’Donovan, a teenager who finds herself on her… Continue reading Asking for it by Louise O’Neill | Book review
In Bristol there’s a really gorgeous place which everyone should visit if you find yourself in the city. It’s really easy to find, you just go up from the famous harbourside, follow the main road to a hilly, always busy street, to the infamous Clifton. This road is called Park Street and it’s a great… Continue reading Seconds of pleasure by Neil LaBute | Book review
Let’s talk about crime, baby! It’s been a while since I read a thriller/mystery/crime book and I forgot a little bit how much I enjoy them. When you start reading a bit more, it seems popular fiction gets forgotten or readers are either really into literature or only reading pop fiction. It’s a shame, as… Continue reading Girl 4 by Will Carver | Book review
I’ve always struggled to listen to my physical body and give it all that it needs to be happy and healthy. I often feel disconnected from it and in my stuborness I refuse to accept that it contributes to how I feel. I do believe we need a deep connection between our bodies and mental… Continue reading Yoga Camp Mantras: Day 1 | I accept