“13 Reasons Why” is too controversial? Tell that to my depression.

“13 Reasons Why” is too controversial? Tell that to my depression.

In this morning's assembly, we talked about suicide. No, not the usual "watch for the signs" lecture that few people seem to listen to. Not even the usual anti-bullying talk that schools across the world play on a stuck record. No. Today we talked about suicide the way suicide should be talked about. It wasn't sugarcoated [...]

EPQ: PROGRESS (7/4/17)

This blog will be a recap on my progress up to 7th April 2017.   Working title of novel: Inauguration Day. Chosen to show a high level of social relevance, referencing the Inauguration of President Donald Trump in January and the numerous protests that followed. Foreshadowed and reflects the narrative of the book, whilst hopefully [...]

Feminism From A Teenage Eye – International Women’s Day Is SO Important

Feminism From A Teenage Eye – International Women’s Day Is SO Important

  March 8th, 2017. Wednesday. 20:45. Feeling pensive.   For months, I have markedly avoided the seemingly unmentionable taboo that is feminism. I couldn’t tell you why; I have long considered myself a proud feminist, a proud woman, and I am forever revelling in the world of exponentially growing equality for people like me. People [...]