Be human, be different, be kind

Be human, be different, be kind

All the wrong in the world Humans killing humans Mostly for religion or greed … the “other” There is no “other”, there is only US. Humans People People with the same blood in their veins, the same organs in their bodies, the same limbs,...
The cake is a lie

The cake is a lie

Since separating from my ex I’ve slowly realised how happy I am being single. At first I felt I needed to go out and find someone else, someone to replace the *gaping void* that was supposed to be in my newly single life. But that gaping void, like the cake, is...
No Guilt

No Guilt

It always amuses me when people talking about guilty pleasures, I mean, why feel guilty about what you find pleasurable? It kinda negates the experience. And yeah, I know there’s the secret *thrill* maybe of doing something *naughty* but I’d rather feel...

Science v Magic

I’ve been so conflicted lately, I have always had an interest in fantasy and fairies and elves and the endless possibilities yet there’s also a science-y tech-y side to me which wants to pooh-pooh the woo. But then, journaling out my thoughts the other day...

Religion Should Not Be An Excuse

I have had enough. Everywhere I see people (usually men) using their religious beliefs to keep women in their place. It’s disgusting, it’s discriminatory, and it’s despicable. I’verecently listened to a call-in on BBC Radio Oxford (because it’s International Women’s...

Push Me Pull Me

Self-care can be a funny beast. We are told, we know deep inside, that we have to practise self care in order to be our best for the world – put your own oxygen mask on first. Yet often I wonder how much of what I do is self care and how much is selfish. For...