Yuletide Grief

Yuletide Grief

Hello, my little lightbulbs!  How are you? ‘Tis the season to be jolly, so why the f*ck is Jess writing about grief? As well as being a sneaky little goth - I think it’s a very important time to talk about the seemingly not-so-Christmassy experiences of grief, loss, sadness, isolation, and depression. Now, more than [...]

Amsterdam in Autumn

Amsterdam in Autumn

Before moving back to the UK from Japan in 2020, one of the ways that I consoled myself was by promising to visit some countries in Europe. I hadn't done much travelling in Europe and it was a good way to keep my independent and adventurous streak alive and in touch. However, I, like most [...]

6.8.22 – Dear Dad

6.8.22 – Dear Dad

Dear Dad, Happy birthday! It’s been three years since you celebrated one- how crazy is that? I wanted to write this because this year feels different than the others. It’s been a bit of a brain dump so probably not the most cohesive thing I’ve written, but I suppose that’s fine all things considered. I also [...]

Food for… Stress

Food for… Stress

Hello my little lightbulbs! How’s your week been? With most exams over and summer getting well underway I’m hoping that you’re feeling good, and after our food for motivation post, motivated! It seems quite fitting for the time of year to talk about stress as it can be a time for a lot of pressure [...]