So luckily, I made it back to Wales just in time to be locked down for months, just in time to miss beginning my Masters course in person, just in time to really get acquainted with the inside of my new home. I should be mad. Most people my age are. They're protesting, rioting -… Continue reading How I learned to love the lockdown: a modern day drama
August Round Up
It's good to be back!
Plastic Free July? I bet you can do it!
22 million kilograms of plastic are thrown into the ocean daily. That's a lorry full of preventable plastic every 60 seconds. Scary, huh?
How to be an ally, NOT an accomplice
This list is not exhaustive by any means. What it is, is a starting place to grow from. Black Lives Matter. #blacklivesmatter
I understand Lewis Capaldi now…
So what's a girl to do? My thinking now is not to think. I am only focusing on the very next thing, whether that is finishing my cup of coffee or cooking some pasta.
Life-olation (yes, I'm going with that)
With the pressures and anxiety keeping up with the news, carving out some time for yourself is the ultimate necessity. Forget pasta, forget toilet roll, you need to take care of yourself at the moment.
Interview | What it means to be vulnerable in a pandemic
"It can be volatile. Next week I might be so much more vulnerable than I am now. I could have a few nights of bad sleep because of pain and after that be more likely to die from the virus than now. That's how autoimmune disorders work, seemingly inconsequential things can change the whole course of a simple virus."
Guest Post | My Mum, Amanda Davies | India 1985
The year was 1985, when my Mum was 15, the year of Back To The Future, Walkmans, scrunchies, and powerful shoulder pads. However, it was also the year of Hope '85: Operation Self Help Schools Farm, where a group of youths would be sent to India on behalf of a professor ...
Why Vegan Doesn’t Have To Be A Dirty Word
...If that means making one small change to your diet, you'll be making a positive change to the planet and all of the beings that exist within it...
Interview | Claudia and Asifa, London’s Exotic Jewels
We can all take something away from Claudia and Asifa's story - to take care of your mental health, to not be defined by your barriers, to bring beauty and joy to the world or to do something, no matter what size, to try and make planet a better place to be.