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LOVE YOU

Today I am inspired by love. There is so much hatred in the world, we need to take what love we can find and hold onto it. It all started […]

UNRAVELLING THE O.A

I know, I know. I am a complete and utter geek-a-zoid who totally needs to get a life. But let’s park that for now. I was making these notes whilst […]

TEENAGE BEDROOM

i like the idea of floating away. of lying down and dissolving. It sounds so over dramatic, it’s not supposed to. When I was little, I used to read Peter […]

FEELING LIKE A TEEN

i used to write a lot of poetry. i also kept several diaries. and was full of angst. friends would come and friends would go. then they’d come back. best […]

T H I R T E E N

Thirteen. What an age to be. Some people consider 13 to be an unlucky number. Well it might well be. Hormones raging and boy dazing. Life isn’t easy at thirteen. […]

W H Y  N O T  M A K E  A  S H R I N E

the virgin suicides. twin peaks. childhood. the stereotypes of femininity. these were all the points of inspiration that i tapped into when building my shrine. this post is not a […]

i just wanna be a kid again

stranger things has brought it all back. dungeons and dragons. super human powers. bicycles and backpacks. when I was a kid, i used to make up games as i went […]

WE ALL GET INSECURE 

reading my old diaries made me realise that, damn, things just haven’t changed. the insecurities and uncertainties are exactly the same. no matter how many positive body images we are […]

AUGUST, THE MELANCHOLY MONTH

i can smell it in the air. that underlying whiff of autumn. i can’t really describe the smell. it’s a unique crispness that says: summer is over and september is […]

BOY PROBLEMS, GIRL PROBLEMS

  stop checking your phone i’m not i saw you but… he’ll call it’s been three days then maybe he won’t i feel shitty are you gonna tell me what […]

HOW TO BE A TEENAGER

my friends and i were always pretty tame. i spent my teenage years oblivious to the fact that i was missing out. i was much happier staying at home drawing or […]

Photography ›

gotta secret

gotta secret, can you keep it? swear this one you’ll save better lock it in your pocket taking this one to the grave if i show you then i know […]

story ›

BOY PROBLEMS, GIRL PROBLEMS

  stop checking your phone i’m not i saw you but… he’ll call it’s been three days then maybe he won’t i feel shitty are you gonna tell me what […]

poetry ›

are you afraid of the dark?

somewhere out there exists a stat that claims a high proportion of grown ups get married just so they wont have to live alone. “what’s wrong with living alone?” i […]

what it feels like for a girl

sometimes, being a girl means following certain rules. these rules can be as small as: ‘keep your knees together when you’re wearing a skirt’. always carry a tissue so that […]

MADE FOR GIRLS

what does it mean – made for girls? girls will like this. this product is aimed at girls. bic biro released pens specially made for women. what? ‘this pen is […]

DON’T LOOK, DON’T TOUCH

as a girl or woman, you are conditioned to dislike your body and always be critical of it. you’re not really allowed to love every bit of yourself. narcissism seems […]

wishing, wishing, wishing

there is nothing wrong with wishing. someone once told me that there was. “don’t wish, just do it.” but that takes away the fun. wishing and dreaming go hand in […]