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
In this weekly round-up, I recommend a new blogger, a magazine, an app, an e-newsletter and an Instagram account!
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
"Confidence is not a given. It is not an entity. It’s a state of mind, even a state of being. It comes from acceptance of your body and mind (self-esteem), and feelings of well-being and belief in your abilities, skills and experience (confidence)." - Susie Mackie, Women of Spirit Three weeks ago, I started an internship … Continue reading This is Important
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.