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Comedy

My Favourite Live Comedy Performances

When I wrote this post back in 2020, I had been thinking a lot about stand-up comedy and how much of a role it plays in my life. Regular readers of my blog will know that Liam and I make regular trips to comedy gigs (you know, pre-covid of course) and in 2019, we went… Continue reading My Favourite Live Comedy Performances

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Kindness

The 18th May 2020 marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week. A yearly campaign hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, the overall aim is to raise awareness and promote by driving conversations on mental health. Last year, the theme was all about body image. For 2020, the theme is all about kindness, which is… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Kindness

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OCD Tales

“We All Need OCD Now” – My Thoughts on This Week’s Wall Street Journal Article

I know, I’m supposed to be on my sort-of blogging break. However, when I read about a certain article published by The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday (31st March), I had to come out of my box and address it. To be honest, I didn’t really want to taint my blog with this fantastic piece… Continue reading “We All Need OCD Now” – My Thoughts on This Week’s Wall Street Journal Article

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OCD Tales

Anxious Ramblings 4 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic

I didn’t particularly want to write this post. I didn’t want to taint my blog by talking about the thing that everyone else is talking about. However, as this fucking wanker of a virus is slowly destroying my mental health, I think I need to speak. Of course I’m going to be talking about coronavirus… Continue reading Anxious Ramblings 4 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic

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TV

Ten of the Most Badass Female Characters in TV | International Women’s Day 2020

Yesterday was International Women’s Day, so I wanted to mark the occasion with a themed post. Last year, I wrote about some of the most awesome women I admire, and this year I wanted to do something a little different. Given that I virtually do nothing else other than binge watch Netflix, I thought I’d… Continue reading Ten of the Most Badass Female Characters in TV | International Women’s Day 2020

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OCD Tales

What’s It Like Living With OCD?

The 17th February 2020 sees the start of OCD Week of Action - a campaign started by charity OCD Action that asks people to commit to one single action that will have a positive impact on those who live with the condition. When I write about my OCD, I generally do it for one main… Continue reading What’s It Like Living With OCD?

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Time to Talk Day 2020: 8 Tips for Talking About Mental Health

Today is Time to Talk Day. The day where we all take a little time to get a conversation going about mental health. According to Time to Change, mental health affects 1 in 4 of us, yet so many of us are embarrassed to talk about it. Time to Talk Day encourages everyone to start… Continue reading Time to Talk Day 2020: 8 Tips for Talking About Mental Health

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My Little Tiger: Meet Tilly

Back in 2019, I put together a post all about my little love, Tilly. You will have seen her appear here and there on my blog, and you may even follow her on Instagram (yes, she has her own account because she’s THAT extra). I’ve talked about her on my blog before, and today I’m… Continue reading My Little Tiger: Meet Tilly

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019: Body Image

As you may have already heard, the 13th to 19th May is Mental Health Awareness Week. Every year, the Mental Health Foundation campaigns to raise awareness for a range of different topics, including stress, relationships, alcohol and friendship. This year’s theme is body image. It was found that a staggering 30% of adults have been… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2019: Body Image

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My List of Wonder Women

International Women's Day is the day we celebrate women's equality and their achievements. In the spirit of things, today's post is all about the women who have influenced me throughout my life and why I think they're awesome. My Mama Obvs. Growing up it was pretty much just me and her, and to this day… Continue reading My List of Wonder Women