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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There was nothing classist about the Thornberry tweet. But our reaction to it?

What’s more classist, tweeting a disapproving picture of a terraced house in Rochester, England flags hanging from the drainpipe, white van parked in a driveway, or associating that image and all of its connotations with an entire class and culture? I grew up in a council terrace, with, shock horror, one or two white vans … Continue reading There was nothing classist about the Thornberry tweet. But our reaction to it?