“Go peddle your bad advice and fat-shaming elsewhere.” I take on the diet industry

I’ve just carried out a social media cull. I read an article discussing the correlation between following accounts that leave us feeling bad about ourselves and the rise in negative self-image, and I felt ruthlessly inspired to relegate some of my ‘contacts’ to the bin. Continue reading “Go peddle your bad advice and fat-shaming elsewhere.” I take on the diet industry

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You’re not a little bit OCD, I am

I have a tough time keeping my mouth shut about topics that I feel passionate about. Continue reading You’re not a little bit OCD, I am

Dating Apps: The end of romance as we knew it?

It’s a big, fat cliché, but as a single girl living in a city – who doesn’t want to die alone with her face eaten by overweight dogs – and would like to find a date, you’ve pretty much got to hit the dating apps. Continue reading Dating Apps: The end of romance as we knew it?

Sexism and the supermarket: is it OK for women to wear pyjamas and apply make-up in public?

We’ve all got our own procedure. I do mine in front of Netflix. Housemate lays out her tools in the bathroom sink like she’s preparing for an operation. Continue reading Sexism and the supermarket: is it OK for women to wear pyjamas and apply make-up in public?

Strangers Commenting on My Appearance via Social Media is Not a Compliment, its Creepy AF

It’s a widespread opinion that if you are someone who posts pictures of their life via a public forum like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, then you should assume – and accept – that people will comment. Continue reading Strangers Commenting on My Appearance via Social Media is Not a Compliment, its Creepy AF