The limits of self care 

Happy World Mental Health Day! Is that an oxymoron? I'm genuinely not sure. I've had depression for over ten years now, but days like this do make me feel genuinely positive, because when I was first diagnosed - way back in the Stone Age of 2006 - mental health wasn't something you were open about, … Continue reading The limits of self care 

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Activists: What the hell we do in 2017

I don't know  a single person who isn't glad to see the back of 2016. This is mainly because I deliberately avoid knowing a) racists b) fascists or c) people who don't recognise the inherent brilliance of David Bowie and Caroline Aherne. Brexit. Trump. Jo Cox being murdered by a Nazi. Syria. The inexplicable existence … Continue reading Activists: What the hell we do in 2017