High and Dry

High and Dry

It’s been over six months since I went sober and it’s something I’m frequently asked about. People assume that I must have an iron will not to succumb to the temptation of a delicious, mollifying glass of wine. I guess that’s true to some...
‘Mastering the art of what I have left’

‘Mastering the art of what I have left’

It was a muggy Saturday afternoon and I felt bleary and bewildered after being up all night with a fractious toddler. I was on my way to interview a woman named Heidi Herkes who I’d never met before. She’d had been introduced by a mutual friend over email. My friend...
Recovery

Recovery

In my last blog post, I wrote about my recent eating disorder relapse. I received so many lovely and supportive comments and I appreciated every one. As I progress through my recovery, I realise it is not a linear process and there have been several bumps along the...
My eating disorder and me

My eating disorder and me

After a long period of poor mental health, I am now on the way to recovery. I have briefly mentioned that I’ve not been well, here on the blog and on my social media channels, but I didn’t want to write about it at length until I felt things have settled...
The Acceptance Process

The Acceptance Process

I realised a long time ago that I don’t really fit in anywhere. In my various roles as a fashion blogger, actor, author, I’ve always felt a little out of place. When I was at secondary school I tried to blend in and I did a reasonable job of camouflaging...
At Last

At Last

I am finally emerging from a very dark spell of mental illness and it’s a relief to return to relative equilibrium. I can see my life with some clarity; it’s by no means perfect and I still have my fair share of shit to deal with, but I’m well enough...

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