So here I am laying it all out on the table. It's not unknown that I've suffered under the hands of mental illness in the past - I lost the very man that made me because of it, however, over the last few months I've found myself not 'okay' in my thoughts. Living with anxiety … Continue reading 1 in 4.
SO I've been a bit quiet on here recently which is a bit weird because I am never ever quiet! but hey, I've been a bit of a busy girl! A couple of months ago, you heard how hard graduate life is. How you're bombarded with emails of 'you're over qualified soz' or 'sorry you … Continue reading Get yourself out of the post-graduate life hangover…
So I guess I've been in auto-pilot for the last couple of weeks, trying to figure out: What I actually want to do with my life Why I've decided to put myself through the pain of dissertation writing and creating a documentary that really hits home for me. When deciding what I wanted to base … Continue reading Sadness, content, understanding…but most of all speaking out.
There is nothing more infuriating than someone ridiculing something simply because they have no interest in it. Everyday I see pathetic little blog posts (a bit like this one, but I guess you have to fight back with the same tools. That's my excuse anyway), tweets, facebook statuses claiming that the Welsh language is indeed … Continue reading We will never ‘let it go’
Dear Prime Minister David Cameron, RE: Planned airstrikes in Syria by British RAF officials I’ve always had faith in the UK government (even after I sadly supported Lib Dem in the 2010 general election because they proposed that university fees would be demolished so it would be possible for people of the working class, people … Continue reading An open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron
I'm usually one to shy away from such posts, however in this case, I cannot help but get involved. Tonight I read the story regarding trainee teacher Charlotte Tumilty from Hartlepool being sent home from her first day working at a Catholic Primary School because of her visible tattoos. I think its absolutely ridiculous. When … Continue reading Job Stoppers: What’s the Issue?
Brett and Naghmeh King are currently sat in a spanish cell for actions that can only be described as a desperate bid to save their 5 year-old son. Their son, Ashya King has a stage four aggressive brain tumour. The doctors in Southampton had said there was no more they could do to save him. … Continue reading Caring is Neglect