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Book review: Unfollow – a journey from hatred to hope (leaving the Westboro Baptist Church)

Book review: Unfollow – a journey from hatred to hope (leaving the Westboro Baptist Church)

A gripping memoir of escaping extremism and falling in love, Unfollow relates Phelps-Roper’s moral awakening, her departure from the church, and how she exchanged the absolutes she grew up with for new forms of warmth and community. Rich with suspense and thoughtful reflection, Phelps-Roper’s life […]

A Trip To Poland – Third Time Lucky

A Trip To Poland – Third Time Lucky

I’ve not written about my fears of travelling before, mainly because I’ve never really had any until the first time I was supposed to jet off to Poland (except being absolutely terrified of flying as a kid). But I feel like I should have done. […]

My Budapest Bucket List

My Budapest Bucket List

The other week I booked flights to Budapest, for my birthday (October 27th) no less! In five days time my best friend and I will be on the flight. I’ve wanted to go to Budapest for a long time and now I’m finally doing it. […]

Pride: Learning To Be Comfortable In My Own Skin

Pride: Learning To Be Comfortable In My Own Skin

“There’s Nothing Wrong With You, There’s A Lot Wrong With The World You Live In” – Chris Colfer  I went to London Pride this year but this post is not about that. London Pride was not what I hoped it would be. Instead, this post is one […]

An Ode To Slowing Down and Countryside Living

An Ode To Slowing Down and Countryside Living

I grew up in a town on the edge of the countryside – not quite rural enough to be countryside, but far enough away from a city and take-aways that stayed open past 10pm to make it dull. To put it bluntly, I hated it. […]

Blogging Isn’t Dead – It’s Just Boring

Blogging Isn’t Dead – It’s Just Boring

Blogging isn’t dead; it’s just become boring. There I said it. Blogging is – or rather, blogs are – boring.   The funny thing is most of the blog posts I’ve seen declaring that blogging is a dead art form are from the ‘big’ bloggers. The ones who […]

Everything I’m Leaving Behind In 2018 (and a few 2019 goals)

Everything I’m Leaving Behind In 2018 (and a few 2019 goals)

New year, new goals. Time to leave things that don’t help you grow behind