Hey Jude…. unresolved trauma now we have time to think….

I can’t write. I have so much to say yet I can’t write. I can feel it coming back but I have been flooded with so many different feelings I don’t even know what to do with. Will I write any time soon? I don’t know. But today’s guest blogger may just get me going…

Thomas has COVID-19…..His Story

I’m struggling to wright at the moment. I’m struggling to do most things. But that’s another blog.  Today’s guest blog is a little bit closer to hoe than I would like. It makes all this more real. have a friend named Sharon Wills. Anyone who knows her will say exactly what I am saying now…the…

Mothers Day Cake….Made With Tears

I have wanted to write for days. I have had so many things I wanted to say but each day things got worse. I actually decided yesterday that I would be closing my blog down tomorrow. I just felt like it was all pointless to be fair. Like….who cares what I think or say when…

COVID-19 and Domestic abuse

COVID-19 and Domestic abuse Just like many people I am worried about this Corona virus. I know that personally, I would probably be OK if I caught it, but I worry for my little girl and friends around me. I worry that if we go into lockdown, that I have food and yes…even toilet roll….

#IWD2020

International Women’s day is something I like to drink in. I like to read all the posts and see all the greatness. But I am me…which means I like to buck the trends. I just had a look at my post from international women’s day 2019. You can read it HERE. It’s about my mother,…

Is your relationship healthy? A checklist for girls and women

Today guest blogger is someone who I stand in awe of. She is a woman who fixes others crowns without saying a word, who fights the fight many are afraid to. I met Rachel properly at the FILIA conference where I not only discovered I was a feminist, I also discovered women who I never…

Unprofessional professionals

Unprofessional professionals I have been thinking about writing this blog for a while. But I keep thinking…no…. It’s just going to cause a rift. But I can’t hold it in anymore. Will it get me in trouble…? almost definitely….do I care….not even one tiny bit. Because I am sick of it. If you know me,…

Be kind…even on your darkest day

This is not a planned blog. This is happening right here and now. I’m away from home for a couple of days and I am staying in an Air B&B. Today is not a good day for me. The 16th and 17th of February are maybe the hardest days of the year for me. Anyway…….

#ICU2020 silent prayer….Thank you x

I will start as I do every year…the girl who has opened my eyes to a world that I didn’t know even existed…who has shown me that it’s ok to be different….who faces battles I wouldn’t even know how to face….my daughter…#ICU2020 For #ICU2020 we recognise the work of the many women fighting to end…

#ICU2020….THIS IS WHY

My name is Kendra Houseman and I am a survivor of CSE and gangs As a kid I always used to think that adults couldn’t see me. See what I was going through or what was happening to me. The situations I faced were horrifying and happened daily. This picture here is a good example…