What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Happy New year! It’s been a shameful amount of time since my last blog. I’ve been busy co-writing a new book, performing a one-woman-play and looking after my infant son. I’ve tried not to give myself a hard time for not blogging, I have a tendency...
213 Things About Me

213 Things About Me

Since giving birth to my son in May, this blog has taken a more personal direction. I didn’t think I could get much more personal than my book, in which I chronicled my life with my dad. Writing about him so soon after he’d died was challenging to say the least. I was...
Thinspirations

Thinspirations

It has been far too long since my last blog post, when I promised that I’d write about mental health as I think discussing the subject openly is helpful. Soon after I wrote those posts I suffered a bout of mental ill health. I had postnatal depression, followed...
Girl on the Pull

Girl on the Pull

In my last post, I wrote about my bipolar diagnosis. I’d like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who commented and gave such positive feedback. I was a little nervous about laying myself bare, but the response was unexpected and lovely. I will continue...
Bipolar and Me

Bipolar and Me

In a post I published earlier this week, I said that I would be discussing issues around mental health and my own experiences. I hope that by doing so, I might play a very tiny role in reducing the stigma and shame that surrounds mental health illness. In October 2013...

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