Baby Loss Awareness Week starts tomorrow, and runs until 15 October 2018. It's a collaboration between more than 60 charities across the UK, and its a time for bereaved parents and those close to them to commemorate the lives of babies who died. With the event coming up, I've seen lots of stories in the… Continue reading Becoming a mother without a baby
When I was little, I really, really wanted multi-coloured hair (I have a vague memory of a cartoon character with pastel coloured hair, but cannot remember for the life of me who it was). For obvious reasons, my mum said no. Then I got to sixth form, and really wanted to experiment with hair colours;… Continue reading Pink hair, don’t care
What happens to friendships when a child dies? This post was hard to write, and comes with the usual trigger warning for child loss, death and bereavement.
London Edge - the trade show for vintage and alternative brands - is held every six months in London. I couldn't make it to the Spring/Summer event earlier this year and really missed it, so I decided to take myself off to London earlier this month and head to the Autumn/Winter event. It's a great… Continue reading A visit to London Edge
The Pin Up Pop Up Shop is currently in its third year; I wanted to go last year and didn't make it, so this year I decided to put my best vintage foot forward and head to London's Old Truman Brewery to meet brands Love Ur Look, Silly Old Sea Dog, Gatsby Lady, Palava, Dolly… Continue reading My visit to the Pin Up Pop Up Shop
...well, not literally right now. But here are some of the things I've been listening to over the last few months. I find listening to the radio comforting; I like having noise around the place, and it's like a stress-free conversation, as there's absolutely no pressure for me to hold up one end of… Continue reading What I’m listening to right now
Trigger warning: miscarriage and neonatal death