The F Word

feminism /ˈfɛmɪnɪz(ə)m/ noun the advocacy of women’s rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes. – This is the Oxford Dictionary definition of feminism. Equality of the sexes. That’s it. – The first time that I can remember being treated differently for being a girl was when I was 8 years old. My…

A Different Kind Of Christmas

“Do your research. Read labels. Buy less. Buy local. And support brands that care.” Christmas is coming, we’re in the countdown stage and already some enthusiastic neighbors have excessive neon lights and decorations blinding you from their sitting room windows. ‘Tis the season to be jolly (although slightly annoying). Christmas is less than 4 weeks…

Vietnamese Street Food

I know there are places to get street food all over the world, but street food here in Vietnam quite literally means “eat your food sat on plastic chairs on the street.” It’s all cooked and eaten literally a meter from busy traffic, on tiny pavements and backstreets in makeshift cafes that are set up…

P.S IT’S OKAY to make mistakes

Hey There I hope you’re good today. I’ve actually had a pretty shitty few days – not for any particular reason to be honest, but on the whole they haven’t been the best. After a long sleep and a little sweating-it-out in the gym, today has been much better. I’m sat here with a big…

Happiness Is?

In light of World Mental Health Day this week, I wanted to write a little something about this extremely important, although sometimes avoided, topic. Let me begin by saying that mental health is just as important as physical health and it’s about time that we started addressing it as such. Everyone is fighting their own…