I’m not ashamed to talk about mental health. Recently, I’ve been struggling quite a bit, which I tried to get help for from my NHS doctor. After a 2 month wait, they referred me to a community mental health team, who wanted to sort me with unemployment benefits, coffee mornings and group talking therapy. This… Continue reading Mental Health | Is the NHS done with us?
Mental Health | I Hate Buying Jeans
I haven't bought jeans in 2.5 years. Let me tell you why.
The Worst Part of Wheelchair Usage
I’ll start by saying that I’m an ambulatory wheelchair user, which means that on given days I will walk inside, without supports and occasionally venture outside for short distances using crutches. However, if I want to do anything from grocery shopping, to taking some time outdoors, I use the wheelchair. It’s a neat little thing… Continue reading The Worst Part of Wheelchair Usage
MiniBlog | Coronaversary 2021
What’s the traditional gift for a year anniversary? According to Google, it’s paper or a clock. Could this be any more coronavirus? Perhaps a multipack of toilet paper or a clock to count the hours of the day. If you’re reading this, I’m glad you’re still here. Since the state of emergency began last year,… Continue reading MiniBlog | Coronaversary 2021
BLM Wales: Mohamud Hassan
Mr Hassan was due to be a father. He had a family that loved him. He was only 24. Black lives matter, in Wales and around the world.
Renegades Foundation ft. Me!
I am lucky enough to have been featured by the Renegades Foundation this week. You can find my article for them here: Renegades Foundation
Guest Post | Queer Identity – Marie-Helene Bennett-Henry
We hear from Marie-Helene on her journey to queer acceptance and self expression
The University Experience: What to expect when you’re expecting
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com September. It can be scary, anxiety provoking and also downright exciting, especially if this is the year that you're heading to university. It's definitely not the only pathway and it's definitely not the pathway for everyone. Lots of people that I know have done extremely well for themselves without ever… Continue reading The University Experience: What to expect when you’re expecting
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