We all love to boo a pantomime baddie, but that's usually because they're stealing a magic lamp or weaving destructive magic spells. We know it's all made up and we know they'll get their comeuppance. But yet again, Katie Hopkins and Piers Morgan are enjoying the boos and hisses by taking their pantomime into real … Continue reading Stop using mental health as bait
An international study has shown that British children are among the most anxious in the world. This week's news on the subject reminded me of a recent visit to my GP to discuss my anxiety. He compared my life in England to the life of those in war torn countries. I felt bad. And a … Continue reading What do British children have to be anxious about?
Fellow Time to Change Storycamp grad, mental health blogger, vlogger and all round lovely, Andrea Wade inspired this Sunday morning outpour. She asked something on Twitter's #TalkMH (give it a follow peeps) that struck an anxious chord. She said: "Because I am so used to hiding my illness, I often get a pang of guilt … Continue reading I blog, therefore I am narcissus
(A comment on celebrity culture, mental health and social media....appeared as a featured blog post on Huffington Post Ents. Available here) Dear Brad and Ange, I write to you in response to the distress you have caused me today. As professionals, you are no doubt aware that your role as a celebrity brings with it … Continue reading An open letter to Brad and Ange
Is the title of this blog totally cringe? It's worrying me a little. Will people think I am trying to be cool. God, that's so not-cool. That word - cool. I say that all the time. What must people think? I'm the epitome of not-cool...and I seriously need to chill. I wouldn't say I suffer … Continue reading Totally awks.