Monthly Archives: September 2013

An Open Letter to Victoria Coren Mitchell and The Guardian

Dear Victoria, This morning an article written by yourself was published under the headline “Roman Polanski and the sin of simplification”. I am slightly confused as to the audience and purpose of your article.  You see, as a teacher, I … Continue reading

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Lifting A Veil…

Who was I? Who am I? Bolshy. 16. World at my feet. Or maybe it floated above. Way above where the stars Sparkle and the sun lights And burns… Here I am in the dead Of the Eastern night. A … Continue reading

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A Small Tale: Abuse, Support and the “System” – Part Two

Deep breaths. It took me a while to get over part one. So, the dream house. I was fairly destroyed by the fact I had to go back to work so early after having my baby because of financial issues. … Continue reading

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A Small Tale: Abuse, Support and the “System” – Part One

I was abused. There. I said it. I’m stating it publicly. And yet, in some ways it still seems to be not the right word.  Oh, it is.  But words have connotations. These come from society and your personal experiences. … Continue reading

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Feeding The Trolls & Misogynistic Abuse

It is 11.33pm on a Friday evening as I start to type this post. Being a mother and gaining a little in age, means that most Fridays do not involve a party on the town. I had however made my … Continue reading

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