Rape. A word so harsh it leaves a bitter taste on most tongues, even for those who have come under its reality. I was “severely assaulted”, better, open ended, less telling. Assault implies a multitude of actions, but rape… tends to be a defining feature for those who have suffered it. “I don’t want … Continue reading A Closing Chapter
PART 1: Our version of Paranormal Activity What do you picture when you think of a haunted house? A decaying mansion in the middle of nowhere? Slamming doors and faces at the window? Sometimes, the reality is far closer than you may want to believe... *For those who are not as keen to read this … Continue reading A Modern Day Haunting…
We've all been there and made *those* promises to ourselves, 'next year will be my summer', 'next year I'll finally be where I want to be' and so on... but for the majority of us - myself included - next year never seems to arrive when it needs to. In a summer of 2018 where … Continue reading Surviving summer when you’re not quite skinny enough.
This guide has honestly changed my perspective of the gym. Since taking on this challenge I have gained SO much confidence to try new exercises thanks to the attached videos, my whole 'gym anxiety' has almost completely vanished and I hate to say it... but I actually love going. I know when I first heard … Continue reading Grace Fit Guide 1: Weeks 1-4 review
It's Saturday 19th May 2018, 3.10am, the alarm goes and its time to head over to Windsor for a long but memorable day at The Long Walk. 4.20AM The drive over to Windsor was short and sweet, with the car park opening earlier than we expected and a severe lack of queues our direction, we … Continue reading A day at: The Royal Wedding 2018
On Valentine's Day 2017, alone and anxious I began the 24 hour journey to Sydney. On reflection, that second 16 hour flight full of mild panic attacks and 'WHAT HAVE I DONE' thoughts is almost funny. I could never have predicted just how easy 10 weeks of travelling (5 of which travelling alone as an … Continue reading Top 10 highlights of the East Coast of Australia
I'd like to take a minute to put forward my ‘defence’ - as that’s essentially what I have had to do almost every day for over a year. For many, there’s a humour surrounding a gap year - those who most likely never had one themselves - inflict an opinion to make those who did, … Continue reading Why should you take a gap year?