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CFS

Advice from a former ME/CFS sufferer

There’s light at the end of the tunnel! The other day I chatted for about an hour with a family friend over in Australia who was diagnosed with ME/CFS after a bout of illness 23 years ago and, four years later, was no longer suffering! You read that right. Depending on how much you’ve heard/read […]

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Politics

The UK refuses to condemn its horrifying colonial past

Earlier today Boris Johnson published a series of tweets reminding us that he is still a racist and supporter of the criminal British empire – if you needed any more evidence. Here is a brief commentary on his statements. Trigger warning: racism, racial violence, anti-semitism, war. There has been SO much going on lately that […]

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CFS Mental Health Politics

Accessibility in Activism

Telling people to stop tweeting about political causes and translate their activism into direct action may seem like a good suggestion, but you might be spreading unintentionally ableist ideas. There is a good sentiment behind calls to more physical forms of protest, but bear in mind that these are not accessible to everyone. Here is […]

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Life

Checking in with 2020

A thought stream: looking back and looking forwards. Hello friend and happy 2020! I hope that the first month of this new decade has treated you well; that you’ve looked after yourself and not demanded too much. I know I struggle with that. Honestly, I’m feeling a little overwhelmed right now. Though I’m not really […]

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Art Politics

Recent politics, according to the youth

Handsome Squidward Supports Communism and other important causes. The other week I visited my beloved Manchester Art Gallery for the first time in too long. The top floor is currently hosting an exhibition entitled Get Together and Get Things Done, an extensive, multi-media collection tied to the theme of people coming together and the power […]

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Art Politics

#TERRITORISINDEFINITS

Undefined Territories: Perspectives on Colonial Legacies Exhibition: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), 17th May – 20th October 2019. Disclaimer: some of the images in the post are not of excellent quality, as they were quick snaps taken on my phone long before the notion of using them in a blog post crossed my mind. […]

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CFS Mental Health

Have you heard of CFS?

Dear Friends, Here comes a lengthy ramble that I have wanted to share for a long time, but have been putting off actually penning. This topic is very important to me, and I would be thrilled if you would spare some time to read. I suffer with a handful of disorders which together form a […]

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Greetings

Here you have it. My first post and obligatory ‘welcome’ to what I hope will become a positive and fruitful blogging endeavour. I have long toyed with the idea of publishing my ramblings and creations, but have put it off for one silly reason or another. The time has come for me to break the […]