Sometimes, people’s courage astounds us. Sometimes, we look at people and think ‘How are you still standing? How are you still going?’ Bird By Bird – Some Instructions on Writing Continue Reading →
I’ve just completed a six-session course in mindfulness. It was specifically aimed at helping me manage my pain, but I’ve found it applies to pretty much everything in my life.
I’ve had a response from the Ministry of Health, and I actually got up the courage to talk directly to the business owner of the restaurant I was in when Continue Reading →
GUEST POST: Pinky Fang is an illustrator and maker from Wellington, NZ. She has Retinitis Pigmentosa, a cat with a distinct lack of ears, and is about to get her very Continue Reading →
I’ve been contacted by a Masters student who is researching the wellbeing of beneficiaries who have come off the benefit, temporarily or permanently, since the reforms in 2013.
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve heard about what Nobel prize-winner Tim Hunt said about women in science. I have a few things to say in response, and Continue Reading →
I finally got my copy of this year’s Sport. There’s a few things in it that left me gasping. Maria McMillan’s exploration of ‘consent, choice, and complexity’ is one of them.
I’ve had quite a response to my posts about GiggleTV, which is awesome. I’ve been thinking about what to do next. What’s ethical? What’s effective? What won’t cost me a Continue Reading →
Almost a year ago, I wrote about how the advertising channel GiggleTV is sexist and offensive. Unfortunately, it has continued to spread, and has only gotten worse. GiggleTV is a Continue Reading →
Today I had my seventh Humira injection. By this point, it should have reached full cumulative effect. I feel… slightly better than three months ago.