An anonymous open letter to Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, on why she needs to look a little more closely before she preaches about what children SHOULD be doing. Continue reading Oh No…Nicky, You’re Wrong.
All sorts of theories and concepts have been created over generations to apologise for an individual’s weirdness. Victoria breaks down the Indigo Child theory and why we should all just stay weird… Continue reading Oh No…Am I Weird?
Scrolling through my Instagram feed, I came across New look’s latest post; it was a beautiful photo of the columnist, model and blogger, Callie Thorpe. She was showing off her stunning outfit from the newly revamped New Look ‘Curve’ range. I was genuinely so excited, as I’ve never seen a plus size model featured on such a popular retailer’s Instagram. I felt a burst of excitement, like I … Continue reading Oh No…“You’re So Much More Than A Number”
Rape isn’t usually a subject discussed but one writer explains why it should be. Continue reading Oh No…Don’t Mention The ‘R’ Word
A Valentine’s Day letter with a twist, written by Steph. Continue reading Oh No…I Love The NHS
Leticia writes a candid letter to her son, in honour of Valentine’s Day. Continue reading Oh No…A Love Letter to My Son.
When I was at school, LGBT was an up and coming community which not many people understood; unless you were involved somehow, it seemed like a secret society that nobody really knew how to be part of. Cliques are the status quo of school days: the popular girls, the sporty boys, the geeks, the music freaks and the outsiders. The names alone provide guidance of … Continue reading Let’s Love Harder
Creamy brie and cranberry sauce, toasted in walnut bread, hazelnut lattes, gingerbread men and Cadbury’s hot chocolate before bed. Warm woolly mittens, thick knitted scarves thermal socks and pretty black tights Fluffy earmuffs, cosy leather gloves and heated blankets during the night A baby robin dancing on the garden gate A cold breath of morning air Frosty dew stuck on the grass in the morning … Continue reading Christmas Is
At what point in your life is it okay to want more? To crave more than 5am starts and 9pm finishes, contact lenses that hurt by the end of the day and the same boring meal deal for lunch every day? Don’t get me wrong – a chicken salad sandwich from the local supermarket can solve a lot of things (hunger, for example) but it’s … Continue reading Working 9-5, IT IS A Way To Make A Living.
Correct me if I’m wrong, but does anybody else seem to think there’s a big thing about going to Uni? And if you decide not to go, there’s an even bigger thing made about that? Maybe I don’t get it because I’ve never bought in to the idea of extra studying, student loans and horrible accommodation… Well, that’s not quite true. Back in my … Continue reading University Challenge
Current news headlines are easy to ignore, “It’s not my problem” or “it’s not my issue to restore”. Too many people choose to turn a blind eye; accepting what is wrong, over standing up for what is right. The day a mother chooses to place her baby into the sea is the day that she believes it to be safer than the place she flees. … Continue reading For Human Kind
May 26th – “you need to speak to your father.” He was stood in the garden, looking off into the distance as our puppy danced around his feet. The look on his face said it all. Let me explain: Two and a half years ago, my Dad was diagnosed with Advanced Prostate Cancer.The type that can’t be cured; only controlled. It had spread into his … Continue reading Dear Jeremy Hunt…