Hello, Readers

It is I Ricky again, and on this fine or horrible looking day (depending when you are reading this.) I would like to do an imagination exercise, so readers close your eyes and… never mind,…

Hello, My Lover

Hey babe, we need to chat. Everything has changed since you last saw me or maybe we haven’t met yet. The thing is, I’ve never really fit into a nice, tidy box. I’m a mess,…

What’s That Thing on Your Head?

Is a question I’ve been asked by strangers ever since I started wearing the hijab. At the age of 11, I only wore it because my mother did, so I’d usually just stutter through an…

What A Time To Be Alive

Wowzers. We’re one month into 2017 and it has already set out to be a worse year than 2016. Well … if you chose to have that perspective. Life, like a lot of things, is…

No film about us without us

Tessa Zirnsak There can be something really therapeutic about going to the cinema and seeing characters like you go through hardships and come out the other side. It’s kind of like a reminder that you…

I can’t get no body satisfaction

Claire Varley Trigger Warning: Eating disorders and body image issues are discussed in this article. I’m not proud to admit I’ve spent much of my life dissatisfied with my body. And it seems that most…