#MHAW2017 – Why we must keep talking about mental health.


It is Mental Health Awareness Week – seven solid days in which the aim is to raise awareness about mental health.

You might be thinking, ‘Oh bloody hell… not this mental health thing again’. Well, Im’ma stop you right there, because yes, whether you’d like to admit it or not, we do still need to talk about mental health. Continue reading “#MHAW2017 – Why we must keep talking about mental health.”


Gin & Tonic Drizzle Cake


One of the first times I had a G&T was when I went to stay at a friend’s house one of the half-terms or leave-outs back in the good ol’ Malvern days. My goodness, that was a good day. Some people tell me it’s weird that I love it since it’s an ‘old man drink’, but I don’t get it… There’s honestly been very few situations in my life for which a G&T is inappropriate. Sunny, rainy, formal, casual… The G&T is my LBD & red lip combo of the drinks trolley. Continue reading “Gin & Tonic Drizzle Cake”

Don’t tell me what I can and can’t be upset about.

I have to admit, I’m not an avid follower of Louis CK’s comedy. Is that even the right way to phrase it? I don’t know. See? That’s how little I care about Louis CK. Sometimes I find his content a little bit too… out there for my liking. That being said, I came across this quotation from him recently that really stuck with me:

“When a person tells you that you hurt them, you don’t get to decide that you didn’t.”

Okay, I realise that he was referring to physical pain when he said this, but I really wanted to discuss how this quotation affected me, if you’ll bear with me.

Continue reading “Don’t tell me what I can and can’t be upset about.”