The Emotional Catharsis of Giving a Fuck

Here’s the thing about The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck. It’s great. Like, circulated among my friend-group, let’s start a book club kind of great. The premise is simple enough – and stripped back at its core essence (the…

What My Girlfriends Told Me

The women in my life have always been the ones that set me back on track. When I’m feeling lost and scatter brained, to fired up and inspired – they have been the one constant force guiding me. My port…

2017 The Year Feminism Stopped being a dirty word

In the wake of the #metoo movement and the silence breakers named as Time’s Person of the Year, Merriam-Webster have announced “feminism” as their word of 2017. That’s right, while dictionary.com have went for the more insidious “complicit” for their top pick…

Ho but make it fashion: Fashion’s love affair with fetish

Fashion’s love affair with fetish isn’t anything new. In fact, it’s almost as predictable as florals for spring and muted tones for Autumn. Any time fashion explores prim and proper it needs to swing back round to something with a…

Putting an end to period poverty. Period.

Last time I checked you can’t opt out of your period.  I mean it’s not like you lie there at night with a selection of fine cheeses and the good wine (the one that wasn’t in the £5 deal and…

New Years Resolutions I actually want to keep

Is there anything more tired than the idea of new year/new me? As if there is something so fundamentally wrong with you already. Honestly it’s like picking at a scab of all the things you hate about yourself. Lose weight,…

Getting laser eye surgery with Optical Express: Post-Surgery

I had my laser eye surgery over 6 months ago and I still catch myself going to remove my contacts. Or push my glasses up my face. It’s hard to break a habit of a life time and you think…

Getting Laser Eye Surgery with Optical Express: Surgery Day

I thought I’d be more nervous. I was going to have laser eye surgery.  I’d read up in meticulous detail about it. I went in to meet my surgeon with pages worth of questions.  I’d even managed to have a…

Me Too

Originally posted for Fashion Fix Daily 16th October 2017 Over the last 24 hours my social media feeds have been awash with the same two words. Me too. Posted and shared across social media by women who have been harassed…