PTSD Live!

Trigger warning: Rape, suicide  *GRAPHIC* I don’t want to remember, remember… For me, this is the most terrifying night of the year.  For anyone who hasn’t read my recent fireworks post, it might be a good idea to do that first, unless you’re here for the juicy stuff. I was raped.  Like so many other women I have spoken to, I’ve had the experience of having my skirt pulled up and rough hands pushed inside me against my will. I was drunk and he was friendly, at first.  I was 13, and out in a short dress.  Asking for it […]

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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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