The Village

I’m home. After four years of dancing until 6am and walking home in sunshine, cramming for endless exams in the creaking, soft lit library and wrapping myself in a holey blanket to watch Planet Earth with a packet of biscuits in each hand and a bottle of wine on the table, I have returned to…

Meditation as an alternative to therapy?

Sometimes things feel quite alright, and (rather unlike Theresa’s government) I really do feel strong and stable. Other times, things are hard. Depression and anxiety are hard to explain because they are hard to understand, even if you are experiencing these feelings. I can feel terribly sad, worthless and lonely, even when I’m surrounded by…

The TRUTH about sti tests…

  It’s about time someone told you the REALITY about sti tests!  People keep telling you that you should be getting regular checks? Well I'm here to reveal the TRUTH. The truth is, they are painless. They are free. They take no more than 20 minutes. Sometimes, you don’t even have to go into a…

Travelling in Iceland if you’re Skint!

Iceland is a beautiful country full of natural wonders. From natural hot lakes (that stink like eggs), to volcanoes, waterfalls and black volcanic beaches, it offers an unforgettable landscape for your travels. You know what else? It’s bloody expensive. A normal filter coffee will set you back around £8, or a small bowl of soup…