Hi. Hey. So I decided I would start a blog because I spend too much time talking to myself whilst walking to work when I should really just write it down. Every morning I put my headphones in and have a 20 minute conversation with myself on whatever topic has popped into my head- and … Continue reading First of many.
I recently watched a TED Talk on Facebook by a woman named Reshma Saujani, these words are the ones that rang most true. "Most girls are taught to avoid risk and failure, they are taught to smile pretty, play it safe, get all A's. Boys on the other hand are taught to play rough, taught … Continue reading Teach girls bravery not perfection.
I did a photoshoot a few months ago for a girl in her final year at London College of Fashion. She had made these beautiful Greek wedding veils and wanted them captured in a natural environment that took no distraction from them. So we shot them topless and with a really natural make up look- I … Continue reading Free my nipples.
This photo was taken whilst I was a patient at The Cardinal Clinic, in Windsor. I was admitted to the clinic for bulimia, self harm and depression. This picture was taken by the group of friends that I made whilst I was a patient there. In this picture I hated myself, I hated everything about … Continue reading A Love Letter to Myself.
Traumas affect us in everyday life, whether it be a degrading comment from a colleague, being fired or losing a loved one. You can either chose to let them knock you down or you can learn from them. I have suffered traumas in my life like every other person, I have lost loved ones, friends, … Continue reading “But what if I fall, oh but darling what if you fly.”
I had spent the entire Christmas holiday on my own as my family had gone away skiing, a lot of people have blamed my parents for leaving me but I have always said it was my choice to stay. I knew what I was going to do from the minute they left the house, I … Continue reading The final Christmas.
The first time I attempted suicide wasn’t nearly as serious as the last time. Of course its still serious and still an attempt on your own life but I rarely ever talk about it because in the grand scheme of things and events in my life that have happened, this was rather small. I remember spending … Continue reading Suicide
Okay so I am taking a bit more of a personal approach to this post so give me a minute! I began my journey of self-destruction quite early on, around the ages 12 or 13. At this age my biological father had not been in my life for many years and he became a separate … Continue reading Bulimia & Self Harm