My Body; My Truth

My Body; My Truth

When our fearless leaders told me about their Body Positive Campaign, my heart sank. I couldn’t think of anything that I’d rather discuss less than Body Image. I didn’t know how I was going to be able to give my all to a subject that is just a little too raw for me....
And It’s A Yes From Me

And It’s A Yes From Me

It has been argued many times that you don’t know who you are until you know where you come from. This sentiment never really rang true for me. I have no interest in the past. I don’t really care where my great-grandfather was born. I don’t know anything about Wars or...
Dear American Mammy

Dear American Mammy

Dear American Mammy, I feel like I know so much about what life is like in America. Every evening my screen is flooded with portrayals of what it’s like to live in the good old U S of A. From idyllic sitcoms, where everyone is beautiful and successful, to reality TV...
Everyone Should Have A Home

Everyone Should Have A Home

I know what it’s like to have no home. When my relationship broke down I had to rely on the kindness of my mam to take me, two children and a baby bump into her home. As my mother, there was no question for her as to where I would go. I was very lucky and extremely...
Why I Will Never Have A Dog…

Why I Will Never Have A Dog…

My news feed is choc-a-block with pictures of adorable puppies. Lucky me!, I hear you cry. I do enjoy looking at their cute faces and imagining what I would call them if they were mine. My suggestions are always better than the name on the screen because, let’s face...