You’re Too Fat, It’s Time To Lose Weight

 I’ve always been ‘big’. Even as a size 12 (which used to be a goal, and is now considered huge) bulimic 14 year old, who would pass out at school because she hadn’t eaten; was embarrassed to be seen eating (another story for another day). I was called fat, and all the other permutations of what I then believed to be a slur.  Fat it not a slur, it is a descriptor.  I am fat.  I have fat.  I have friends and we are fat.  Call me fat 20 years later and I’ll say, “yeah, no shit”!  I am proud […]

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Changing faces changing places: my journey from troubled teen to confident woman – disability matters

As those of you who follow via. social media will know, I have been taking part in a fantastic series of lectures at the London College of Fashion (here).  Being very passionate about inclusive fashion, I was fortunate enough to be invited along.  In the last few weeks I have learned so much, and this will be just the first of many articles inspired by the works of the Better Lives Project.  Before I embark of trying to change the world from my little corner of the blogosphere, I wanted to share with you why I am so passionate about […]

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