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Dating at Twenty-four…

I’ve seen enough films and television series’, read enough books and listened to enough people to know that dating at any time of life can be challenging. After all, it hardly takes a genius to realise that anything which involves other people is challenging.  But what I didn’t realise is what it meant to start… Continue reading Dating at Twenty-four…

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Tired of feeling embarrassed and why I needed to watch The Bold Type

I am tired. I'm tired of being told how I can keep myself safe and I'm tired of women and girls being educated on the precautions we should take when leaving the house. I'm tired of women and girls being attacked, and killed, regardless of the precautions we should take. I'm tired of 'not all… Continue reading Tired of feeling embarrassed and why I needed to watch The Bold Type

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Teaching reflections: taking a piece of myself into the classroom

Just a short one this time around because there isn't much time for anything more than that at the moment. I haven't had much more than a couple of hours of downtime in the last two days and I've worked until 11pm both days. Frankly, I'm knackered. The last couple of weeks have been fuelled… Continue reading Teaching reflections: taking a piece of myself into the classroom

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Reflecting on what’s in the mirror…

Like everyone else, my mental health has suffered this year (is still suffering, and will no doubt continue to suffer). Perhaps it’s fair to say that the vast majority of us are struggling more than usual. Living alone isn’t helping. But all these months into working from home and I’m starting to try and see… Continue reading Reflecting on what’s in the mirror…