10 things I’ve learnt since living alone

2017 has so far been an odd year of having to adult so hard I feel fifty, while simultaneously acting as if I’m 18 and just discovered what boys and alcohol are. Here’s a crucial guide to duvet-changing, late-night snacking and chore-doing when living as an independent woman.… Read More 10 things I’ve learnt since living alone

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The best (and worst) books I read in 2016

I somewhat over-enthusiastically set myself the challenge of reading 100 books last year. Yes, you’re quite right – that is a lot and yes, you’re also right, I didn’t manage it. But here are some of my recommendations, and one to steer very clear of.… Read More The best (and worst) books I read in 2016

Emotional abuse is dark, dangerous and alienating, and we need to talk about it

When you love someone, you make up countless excuses for bad things they do, because you really want them to be a good person. You want them to be a good person, because you fell for them and to admit anything else makes you ask yourself some pretty hard questions. Actually, it makes you feel… Read More Emotional abuse is dark, dangerous and alienating, and we need to talk about it