I have opinions!
And here is my place to shout about them
To point fingers at the parents and ask why they didn’t say no is a distraction. To suggest H&M were acting as moral guardians, reclaiming the word “monkey” and saving black people from its use as a racial slur (a necessary step in securing...read more
What you are about to read here is not revolutionary. It’s probably a version of a hundred different opinion pieces, and if I’m honest that sometimes makes me wonder whether I should bother. Especially when I write about race. I am white, I am learning, I am no...read more
It’s important to say from the start that I know this is not a real problem. But. It’s a week since I threw my toys out of my pram, had a tantrum and realised I needed to prioritise a few things above Instagram. I know. I wish I could say it came from a wholistic...read more
It’s coming up to that time of year. When social media is flooded with pictures of the first day of school and the words “How is this possible?” are worn thin in disbelief at the inevitable passing of time. And that is said completely without judgement. Photo reels...read more
Becoming a mother unleashes an uncertainty onslaught unmatched by any other stage of life. Under such attack the most useful thing anyone can ever say to a new mother is, “You are the mother your children need. You are enough”. But what if this isn’t always true? What...read more
We can stop pretending now, right? It’s been a month so, confession time... who handed over a present for their dad/ father of their children a few weeks ago, that was a bit crap? Who, at the last minute, cajoled the kids into sitting down to scrawl daddy a card? Or...read more