This is a notoriously tricky subject but I’m gonna go there anyway because the concept of social privilege is something that is still vastly misunderstood and yet it underpins a lot of what I write on here. When someone tells you that you have privilege your knee-jerk reaction is to be offended, to want to […]
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As a lover of fashion I naturally enjoy keeping up on the trends and I’m unashamed to say that I do buy Cosmo, Glamour and Elle – I even buy More or Look on occasion. I’ve mentioned before that I’m an extremely visual person and enjoy looking at clothes and most of all the […]
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You’d think that by now people would understand that invisible illnesses are actually invisible, meaning that you can’t see them or tell that a person has one most of the time. It really bothers me when people react negatively when they find out someone has a mental health problem or accuse them of throwing themselves […]
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