Light & Shade

I walk a balance line between the darkness and lightness of my personality. Like most people I suppose. Or not? It’s the sort of thing we don’t talk enough about, so I’m not really sure. I can maintain my balance for years at a time, usually leaning more towards the light side where I am…

Time to Embrace

I wrote this article two years ago, in anticipation of seeing the documentary Embrace. It came up as a memory today on Facebook and reminded me of how drastically things can change in a short time. Two years ago I was still at war with my body and trying desperately to find a way to make…

Marriage & Mental Health

Pete and Kylie met in their thirties, set up by mutual friends. Both had been married before and Pete had children from a previous relationship. They fell in love fast and hard. Within the first few months, Kylie noticed behaviours that gave her caution, but in her own words, she was already in love. Pete…

#MeToo Hannah Gadsby, Me Too

‘Nanette’ should be mandatory viewing to help everyone understand how marginalised people in society feel.