I seem like a pretty average person I think - average intelligence, average looks and just all around average. Maybe a little rounder and a little shorter than average but still an average sort of person. Inside though I'm maybe a little different - my brain isn't always my friend and can change the spirit … Continue reading Anxiety is invisible but very present
We are seeing floods of #metoo stories across social media - the hashtag is being used to give a sense of the sheer number of people who have been sexually harassed or assaulted. I use people instead of women very specifically because it would be a huge mistake to assume this is just happening to … Continue reading #metoo
I will not be afraid. I will be proud of the people who ran to help, I will be proud of the police who reacted instantly despite a colleague being attacked, I'll be proud of the ambulance, fire crews and security services who helped when people needed them. I'll be so proud of the people … Continue reading I will not be afraid.
Today I am mostly very proud of my husband. Last year we registered as donors with Delete Blood Cancer who match people with blood cancer like leukaemia and lymphoma with donor matches. Around 2000 people in the U.K. are registered and less than 1% of those registered will ever be a match. Turns out Mr … Continue reading How to save a life……
I woke you up last night. I'm not even sorry. I checked on you before I went to bed and I couldn't help but take longer than usual to do that. I came into your room, sat on your bed and brushed the hair out of your face. I looked at your lashes on your … Continue reading I woke you up but I’m not sorry