It’s been a while since we’ve spoke, so this life update is here to share what I’ve been up to, how I’ve been feeling and where we go from here.
What does it mean to be powerful as a woman? Lou Ramsay discusses the emotional and the acceptable power in a brilliant essay to open 2018. It comes from the small and it comes from the everyday, but mostly, it comes when it’s the beginning of the year and I’m starting to feel reborn. I […]
This article originally appeared in Teen Vogue and is here as clippings on my work on dissociation. You know that feeling when you finish reading a good book, the kind you get sucked into completely, and it’s like you’ve just gasped for air? You start to take stock of what’s around you and slowly recognize […]
For Dear Damsels, who let me first seek nourishment. Nourish; Eat your greens, drink your water, cleanse your skin. Sweat your body, move your body, love your body. Extend your hands up to the sky, reaching for the sun and be thankful for today, to live, to breath, to be. Thread friendship through each relationship, […]
Halloween is here once again. The girls are ghosts and the guys are girls, dressed up in all horrors. And one of those horrors is the one we see every Halloween; the ‘slutty’ Halloween outfit. Popularised by Mean Girls as Halloween “is the one time of year a girl can dress like a slut and […]
The fashion industry has seen a surge of Girl Power and the reintroduction of pink as a staple colour, as millennial pink graces all areas of the catwalk and our Instagram feeds. Our t-shirts are now emboldened with feminist slogans and girl gang mantras. We use #squad in our captions to do our best Bad […]
I have previously discussed how we are glamorising failure more and more, missing the step between learning and comfort. Which is where I pause and say, there is no comfort in art. What I mean by this, is that it is being frequently understood that creative people need reassurance, because the world is large and […]
Or more over, a selling power. With the rise of Instagram advertising and #spon posts, cool has never been more popular. Or more expensive. There has always been a seductive allure around looking good; looking cool. It’s a recognised level of social status from us all – the ultimate effortless effort in one’s appearance.
We all do it. We dress up our failures, claim to make a mess of our lives every weekend, despair at the situations we get ourselves into. We treat our failure the same as a level of success; if we are to fail, it must be magnificent. Glorious. Brag-worthy.We create stories from our defeats – […]