Pandemic Makes The Neighbourhood Grow Fonder

The festivities of the 75th VE Day turned out to be the surprise pick-me-up that we didn’t know we needed during lockdown until Britain came together with our trademark stiff upper lips & quintessential English street parties of togetherness.

A Fat Positive Weight Loss Group?

A health initiative that embraces both change and the happy fatty life sounds like the ultimate contradiction but I have genuinely found that this is a reality, & I’m proud to say I’m part of it.

The Curve Fashion Festival 2019

My review of The Curve Fashion Festival ’19, featuring the good, the not-so-good & the outright stunning… And the World’s Strongest Man!

Body Positivity Or Body Confidence?

We were taught that body positivty & body confidence were interchangeable only to now find that bopo is exclusively for marginalised bodies. And as a result of this there is a backlash on “incorrectly” using the term.

Coming Out As A Loser On The Plus Size Scene

TW. Bariatric surgery is not a decision I’ve made lightly & I’ve made it known to all the counselors / dietitians / exercise instructors I’ve met so far that I’m happy in my own skin & I will always support the plus world. So why am I scared of the plus world shunning me?

This Girl Has Got Grit!

The Grace, Gratitude, Grit journal is the most uplifting combination of inspiring reading material & reflective writing space featuring guidance from author Leanne Brown to be a wife, a mother & an all round kickass achiever.

Don’t Look Back In Anger & Never Forget: Long Live The 22

To show our love & respect for the 22 victims of the Manchester Arena attack two years on, I teamed up with Take Heart to spread the love throughout our city.

The 88 & Friends

You might have seen some of the handiwork of the self love wonder that is The 88 & Friends but who, what & why are they?

How To Adopt A Gratitude Attitude

It sounds as patronising as being in a bout of depression & being told to “cheer up” but this one is actually achievable. And you don’t even have to write lists or talk to yourself in the mirror.