What is feminism? It's a question asked by many. So this is my feminist story, and how I feel about the whole thing.
I was sitting on the train the other day, an overcrowded, stuffy train, and noticed that not one single person was smiling. Yes, I get it - the 19:30 from Birmingham New Street isn't exactly the circus - but it was as if someone had injected a huge dose of GLUM into the carriage, and … Continue reading Why Smiling is Okay
Find out what I've been up to this week, including who's blog I love, what music I've been listening to, and what book I'm reading.
Lucy Wood (@LucyJaneWood), Freelance Writer and YouTuber, has recently uploaded a video, discussing how little representation there is for women with 'in-between-y' body shapes. And I totally agree. I'm a size 12, curvy, tall, and have what I like to call a 'cake pouch' (the slightly podgy bit of lower tummy!) I'm not part of … Continue reading #AverageGirlSize
On Monday 14th May 2018, I handed in my final assignment of my university degree and was overwhelmed with all sorts of different emotions. First, I burst into tears as the thought of ohmygodwhatdoIdonow entered my mind, but then, after closing down the online-submission tab on my browser, I felt a huge sense of achievement. And here's … Continue reading University? Completed.
As you may or may not know, I study English Language and Creative Writing at university, and have specialised in prose (short stories). It's always been something I've enjoyed doing, so I thought I'd perhaps share a few pieces that I've written over my years at university. My Story As a little girl, I used … Continue reading Have a Nosy: My Creative Writing
The 25th May 2018, the day I officially finish University, is niggling at me. After that date, it'll the first time since I was four years old that I won't be in education. It's such a weird thought - I'll (hopefully) be working full-time in something I've been working towards essentially my whole life. I … Continue reading My Search for a Future