Tag Archives: in the news

Still not disabled enough? Thanks Capita!

I haven’t had the Brown Envelope of Doom yet, but today is the day my PIP benefit is paid into the bank and it would appear I’m being paid around £70 less than I’ve been getting over the past three … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH – I will punch your baby!

I was stunned and horrified to read in the news that a five-day-old baby had been punched in the head by an old man in the middle of a supermarket while out with her mum and sister. Yes, you read … Continue reading

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That time I probably developed PTSD

Back in the summer of 2012, I was recovering from a mental breakdown which was mostly brought on by an overwhelming amount of anxiety due to university, work, my relationships with The Ex and my mom… I kinda just blue-screened … Continue reading

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This isn’t about mental illness

I was as horrified as the rest of the UK today to hear about the shocking murder of MP Jo Cox, a wonderful and hard-working woman who was also a wife and mother of two young children. Her death was … Continue reading

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Three minutes to midnight

Apparently, the world is the closest it’s been to annihilation since the Cold War. Scientists today have determined this using the Doomsday clock, thanks to the powerful nations with their nuclear weapons as well as rising tensions between them, climate … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day 2015

Dignity is something that should be afforded to everyone. As a human being, we want to be respected and allowed to live without fear of humiliation, dehumanisation or degradation. However, to those suffering with mental health problems – including myself … Continue reading

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PSA: Katie Hopkins

WARNING – this post contains a lot of swearing. You were warned. Do us all a favour – FUCK OFF. What has the hook-nosed harpy done now? I hear you all cry. She’s mocked the poor, disabled, overweight, young, old, … Continue reading

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