Wolf whistling – everyday harassment that needs to stop

You’re walking down the street by myself, minding your own business, on your way to work. You walk by a building site, where a group of men (some double your age) start shouting at you, approaching you, whistling, gesturing, laughing… How would that make you feel? Today the news of 23 year old Poppy Smart, calling the Police after being in that very scenario, has … Continue reading Wolf whistling – everyday harassment that needs to stop

Why your vote matters – especially if you’re a woman

,(EDITS 06/06/2016: As you’ll see, I wrote this post for last year’s General Election but with the EU Referendum just around the corner I feel these points definitely still stand. You have til tomorrow to register to vote to have your say for what is likely to be one of the biggest decisions we’ll make for this country in our lifetimes.) The UK General Election is … Continue reading Why your vote matters – especially if you’re a woman

Say no to body shaming – in all shapes and sizes

Body image is always a touchy subject – we’re all judged by how we look and we all judge each other, even if we don’t realize it. Victoria’s Secret has dominated the lingerie market for years, with their Super Model ‘Angels’, putting on multi-million dollar shows and prestigious advertising campaigns all over the globe. They also make the most headlines for how their models look. Past Angels … Continue reading Say no to body shaming – in all shapes and sizes