Let Us Talk About… Glorifying Being Busy

Soup of the day in a cafe on Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon

Everywhere I look people are claiming being busy and having a dabble with every single pot is the way to being successful and a “girl boss”. Some have said to me that keeping busy helps to ease mental health issues whilst others have openly declared being busy as a sign of strength. In fact for […]

Having A Cardiac MRI

Having a heart condition, even from birth and knowing about it, can be absolutely terrifying. Knowing you have this thing inside of you, essentially a ticking time bomb, requires constant consideration as well as the need to battle with the mixture of ‘is this sensible’ and ‘you only live once’. But generally you just follow […]

The Day I Went To Croydon Business Awards 2017

It blows my mind that a year and a bit ago I was stepping back into the workplace, my first proper full time role really, after suffering from a serious deep battle with depression. I didn’t really know what to expect and if nothing else hoped it would provide some steps to talking to people […]

A Life Update

With it being my birthday, and given a bit of a blogging absence, I figured it was time for a life update a year on from that failed series of goals posts.

The Day I Went To Crystal Palace Beer Festival

Crystal Palace Beer Festival - the pitch with the big screen for the FA Cup with sun beaming down onto it. 2017.

When Crystal Palace Beer Festival tickets went on sale there was a real chance that we would end up going along and watching the FA Cup with a sombre attitude as Palace found themselves relegated to the Championship. Luckily between purchasing the tickets and the day coming around the season was just about saved and […]

Let Us Talk About… Political Engagement

A group of Labour supporters meet to see Corbyn lunch the general election 2017 campaign

It is hard to believe that it is over seven years since I first joined the Labour Party and took my political engagement and activism up a level. Even before that point, which is when I was 15 and lived in a run down struggling ex-mining town, I had started to engage in the news, […]

Giving To My #GoodEgg This Easter

Good eggs for cooking are pretty easy to find thanks to the way they are selected and gathered for selling but find the good egg amongst people can be quite a challenge. On twitter all those trolls and spam bots are profile pictureless eggs and are clearly the bad eggs in society. The bad eggs […]