Coronavirus or not: keep your grubby mitts away from me

The world has coronapandemonium. So much so, that in the office we have vetoed the radio in favour of Spotify because we cannot listen to the hourly update of how the world is in peril (Pop Punk Powerhouses playlist, anyone?). The main government advice is to cover your mouth when you cough, sneeze into your … More Coronavirus or not: keep your grubby mitts away from me

‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ and other problematic things I love

‘Baby it’s cold outside‘ is one of my fave Christmas songs. Perhaps this is why, until 2018, I had no idea of its problematic connotations. Critics are arguing that the song normalises rape culture. I completely disagreed the first time I heard this theory, but after a few more listens, you can’t unhear lines like … More ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ and other problematic things I love

Breaking the Stigma on Medication for Mental Illness

Tell someone you’re on medication for mental health problems and their response will fall into three categories. They’ll be supportive, they’ll be strongly against it, or they’ll ask you whether they can get high off it (FYI it’s really rare to get prescribed Valium or Xanax in the U.K., but nice try you little fiends. … More Breaking the Stigma on Medication for Mental Illness