Last night a TikTok saved my life: How the video app’ has helped me through isolation alone.

Last night a TikTok saved my life: How the video app’ has helped me through isolation alone.

As lock-down rumours swirled in the office and shoppers began to stockpile Pasta ’N’ Sauce packets like it was freshers’ week again, I started to ponder over the inevitable self-isolation and what that would look like for me as a twenty-something year old single, self-employed woman living by herself. I’m no stranger to sitting with my own [...]

It’s cool to be kind.

It’s cool to be kind.

You've got to be cruel to be kind, or so we're told, right? 'They're being mean because they like you' is - quite honestly- a messed-up role we accept as a must-be fact when we're infants; A bright-eyed and bushy haired four year old believing that the boy who pushed us over on the playground [...]

SOS: Deserted on Love Island; Why none of us can find higher ground.

Love Island Cast, 2019 It's been two weeks since the final of this years Love Island, which saw ultimate fuck-boy repeller Amber and the outcome of what you'd be presented with at the check-out if your mum took you to 'Build a Bear' but for boyfriends, Greg (srsly why can't we do that yet? Can [...]

It’s time to check in with your mindfulness.

It’s time to check in with your mindfulness.

I'm sat with an ahem, double gin and tonic on my one side, and 'The Motivation Mainfesto' by Brendan Burchard on my other. I've claimed my position on the balcony of a bar down Cardiff Bay with my visions of living the idyllic, 'writer inspired by beautiful views' high life, interrupted by a sea of [...]

The cancellation of The Jeremy Kyle Show: Can we end poverty porn for good?

The cancellation of The Jeremy Kyle Show: Can we end poverty porn for good?

It’s time to end poverty porn culture for good and stop enabling the austerity towards the lower classes.