For Frida: Self Portrait by Elisabeth Horan

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican, queer, disabled artist known for her self portraits and surrealist style. She’s well known for her tumultuous relationship with her husband and fellow artist Diego Rivera, and can be recognised by her stern eyes and stand out monobrow. “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.” – Frida Kahlo In her … Continue reading For Frida: Self Portrait by Elisabeth Horan

Planet in Peril: The Anthology For Climate Change

Twenty years ago, climate change seemed the least of our worries as a species. A far off issue we would only need to tackle once we “fixed” everything else going on in the world. Cut to today, and it’s becoming more and more obvious that we need to do something to reverse the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change. Every day we’re seeing a vast … Continue reading Planet in Peril: The Anthology For Climate Change

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No Big Deal Book Review

Boy problems? Friendship issues? Fat?… It’s No Big Deal. This book, written beautifully by Bethany Rutter, is the teen romance drama I needed at 17. Growing up I loved books about teen drama, Angus Thongs & Full-Frontal Snogging to name just one. They’re all perfectly funny and lighthearted, but there was always one thing missing. Not one of the teenage leads was fat (from the … Continue reading No Big Deal Book Review

Ache: An Interview With Scarlett Ward

I’m most definitely a sucker for poetry collections, but something about Scarlett Ward’s debut collection, Ache, really got its claws into me. She writes in a way that really delved into my past and brought back feelings from my teenage years I thought I forgot. In a way, it’s an ode to the big loves in your life, healing and coming out the other side, … Continue reading Ache: An Interview With Scarlett Ward

Literature Quotes for Self Confidence

Sometimes it’s important to understand that we’re not alone. Many literary heroes have been through a host of mental health issues and periods of time in which they felt badly about themselves. Some overcame their issues, others didn’t. What we know now is that those who wrote about their confidence and mental health had a lot to say on the matter. For many, the words … Continue reading Literature Quotes for Self Confidence