You’re on your own kid. Well, if you’re a boy, anyway.

Growing up, I – we – had The Spice Girls. I was completely enamoured by ‘girl power’ all the way back in 1996. I dressed up with my friends, had my favourite (Baby, but I was always made to be Victoria because of my hair and my name. She is my favourite now, however). I performed and danced with my sister, friends and cousins – I collected absolutely everything – and sang my little heart out. It was glorious. 

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I was made redundant. It’s shit.

While I appreciate that redundancy happens to everyone at some point in their career, until recently, it had never happened to me. Sure, I’ve known people who have been made redundant once or twice in their career. But, for me, it was an experience I’d not yet encountered – and I was confident I wouldn’t, either. Especially not this year, at this company.

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And Just Like That… Historic accusations of sexual assault, violence, harassment and abuse have been brought against Chris Noth, by multiple women.

Image of Chris Noth from And Just Like That, holding a cigar and looking out of a window at the sunset

The first accusations brought against Chris Noth was in 1995, by a former partner. This was before he reached peak fame, and was able to take advantage of the heartthrob status bestowed on him by Sex and the City to rape a woman around 20 years his junior. 1995 was 20 years before he was […]

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Influencers have long been our scapegoat and now they’re to blame for poor body image

Danae Mercer highglighting the reality behind some instagram selfies

Legislators in Norway have passed a new law requiring social media influencers to disclose when they’ve retouched or added a filter to their content. According to the proposal, in Norway, 70,000 children and young people have mental health issues requiring treatment. Over half of 15 year old girls in the country have mental health issues, […]

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