Content Note: semi-graphic description of self harm and disordered eating. I first self-harmed before I was old enough to… Read more Self Harm Is Not Just a Teenage Problem.
I don’t mean to cloak the experience in the alluring language of myth and magic. I do so because the parallels are important, but do not be seduced; the actual experience is about as mystical as being tarred and feathered by a Millwall fan.
Auden warned that if we expel our devils we run the risk of expelling our angels too (although is strangely silent on the merits of asking them to ‘shut the fuck up’ for ten minutes so we can have a breather)
Society implores people to seek help, but treats them as pariahs unworthy of care when they do
I only recently realised that I felt quite strongly about the right to abortion; partly because I didn’t have the… Read more Together For Yes
So, it appears I am in love for Valentine’s Day! The whole business was most unusual especially considering I was… Read more Valentine’s Day 2017
Well. 2016. It’s been extraordinary. An annus-extremely-fucking-horribilis. The death of David Bowie; the triumph of a referendum campaign waged against… Read more Shite Christmas
“Motherwell fans sing ‘Twist and Shout’ at Ibrox: one of the rarified nuggets of positivity that always plasters a big daft grin on me”
Just to head anyone off at the pass here – I’m not a privileged, connected ‘go getter’ with a shit… Read more A Level Results
As some of you may know, in a feat of monumental stupidity, I’ve managed to totally bollocks my ribs. I… Read more Painsomnia
Certainty is pretty fucking ugly; if we take anything from this incident then let it be that. We’re still plagued by prescriptive sentiments that manifest as emotional violence.
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