On the day I went speed-dating, I was made redundant. This is how it feels to have no job/partner/flat at the age of 23. … More How it feels to be made redundant in your twenties
New Year’s Resolutions are too hard. That’s where End of Year Resolutions come in … More End of Year Resolutions
Every day this week, Facebook has been reminding me that four years ago today I was a fresher at university. Freshers’ Week was the most exhilarating, nerve-wracking, depressing and fun week of my life (minus, perhaps, my Year 13 trip to Kavos, of course). And it was four years ago. I won’t lie: it doesn’t … More Freshers Guide: advice to my younger self
I keep forgetting to look for love. Now that I’ve officially joined the ranks of the unemployed, I have a rather long to-do list: join a feminist book club, learn how to contour (relying on 16-year-old vloggers) and, of course, get a job. With all of this on my mind, I keep forgetting that I … More 7 Reasons It’s Great To Be Single in London
Today I lost my job. It’s a funny phrase – ‘lost my job’, as if I’ll find it behind some Diet Coke cans on my kitchen side. Whatever way you want to sugarcoat it (‘let go’, ‘given my notice’, ‘made redundant’), I now no longer have a job. I am a free spirit, a wanderer, … More First Thoughts On Being Made Redundant
If you read last night’s drunk broadcast live from an Uber, you will be unsurprised to hear I woke up with a considerable hangover. Nausea, headache, low mood (I cried in Princess Diaries 2 because I was just so happy she let the orphan children walk in the parade). I had it all. These are … More My Skin Has Changed Overnight
The contraceptive pill is a ball-ache for many reasons. Mood-swings and impromptu crying sessions. New sexual partners don’t want to wear a condom (and some of us live in fear of getting herpes). But, worst of all, you have to take the contraceptive pill at the same time every day. That’s a huge commitment and … More When Is The Best Time To Take The Contraceptive Pill?