This year has been tough, right? Pandemic, protests, lockdown, life carrying on. Working from home, teaching from home. Entertaining, educating, feeding & maintaining a home. Finding joy in little things. Finding slots for online supermarket shopping. Finding space for all the empty courier packaging. Reaching out, keeping in touch - Zoom, Teams, FaceTime, WhatsApp -… Continue reading We Can Do Hard Things
Hi, it’s me, your friendly oversharing, overachieving, try-hard at everything intense documenter/creator who is clearly passionate about all things social justice related recently! I know my feed has completely changed over the last few months, along with my perspective on the world, and I bet that has really confused/challenged some of you. I know that… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Race
The mistake I made when I first tried to "lean in", was that I thought I had to do it by myself. I thought the onus was on me to pave the way for the women around me, to push for progress by being the best I could be. I didn't realise that attitude alone… Continue reading You Can’t Go It Alone
As we return to some form of "normal", I feel exhausted and disappointed. If any positives were to come from the chaos of the last 6 months, surely it is that we have the choice to build a "new normal"? That we don't have to go back to commuting 5 days a week, losing hours… Continue reading Is That It?
I thought that being a feminist meant I was doing "the right thing" for women - helping to promote gender equality, supporting women at work as well as in the home. I had heard about intersectionality, but I naively assumed that remembering to include profiles of black women, or inviting my black friends to speak… Continue reading Feminism Let Me Down