When I was young, I felt time slipping away. Despite being twenty something with life still ahead, I felt time running out with precious, painful urgency. It haunted me. … Continue reading
Ditching the badge of honour
Have you ever looked at someone and felt irked, even though they were minding their own business? Look at those fit girls with their tans, topknots and Lorna Jane lycra. … Continue reading
I’m breaking up with you
You know who you are. You wear too many faces to have one name. You are the number on the scales. You are the mirror. You are comparison against other … Continue reading
Body image, self esteem and feeling fat
I don’t worry about the way I look. In total contradiction to that, I also stand in front of the mirror and frown, like every other woman on Earth. I … Continue reading
Who gets to be happy, anyway?
We’re all looking for happiness. Pursuing it. Hoping that one day, we’ll find it by the sea or in a book.
The quiet weekend
Why would anyone choose to spend a Saturday night at home by themselves? You know, unless they’re some kind of loser. I live in a city where folk are always … Continue reading
We all change when you think about it. We’re all different all through our lives. And that’s okay, that’s good. You’ve got to keeping moving. As long as you remember … Continue reading
When it seems all wrong
People dread silence because it is transparent; like clear water … and when people stare too close to silence they sometimes face their own reflections, their magnified shadows in the … Continue reading
“It’s sad though because it makes you feel that if you don’t look like that there’s something wrong with you. I have friends who won’t eat lunch at school because … Continue reading
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