I absolutely love a memoir. I'm a pretty nosy person, so I love learning about other people and their experiences - and I personally think there's no better way than through a memoir. So, here are 5 memoirs that I would recommend! The Red Parts by Maggie Nelson - this is a book that's pretty … Continue reading top 5 recommendation | memoirs
Good morning everyone! While this isn't a typical MHM, I had to share the fact that last Saturday I got engaged! It is the funniest story, so I thought I would share it, as well as my thoughts moving forward. I knew that my boyfriend was planning something, because we'd been talking about it for … Continue reading #mentalhealthmonday – i got engaged!
Welcome to the first post of my new series! If you didn't see my announcement post, go here! But basically, I'm looking at bi representation in film. To kick everything off, I'm going to review Appropriate Behaviour which was directed by, written by, and starred Desiree Akhavan. You'll probably know her from her more recent film, … Continue reading bi on screen: appropriate behaviour
In 2019 I made the goal for myself to read more comics, manga, and graphic novels! I really enjoy them, but I hadn't read very much because a lot of graphic novels are quite expensive. However, now that I am working, I can afford a couple a month. So, here are some mini-reviews of the … Continue reading mini-reviews: graphic novels
I think a lot of people with mental health conditions find certain times of the day really difficult. For me, the most difficult part of the day is the morning, particularly if I have to get up early. Trigger warnings: discussion of suicidal ideation I've never been a morning person. Even when I was little … Continue reading #mentalhealthmonday – mornings are terrible
Proud is a young adult anthology edited by Juno Dawson. I was kindly sent an ARC via Netgalley. All views are my own. A stirring, bold and moving anthology of stories and poetry by top LGBTQ+ YA authors and new talent, giving their unique responses to the broad theme of pride. Each story has an … Continue reading proud review
Two announcements in two days? You heard it here first, folks. I am very excited to announce that I have taken on a new mental health project! Please give a warm welcome to Mind the Page! Mind the Page is a collaborative blog where people with lived experiences of mental health conditions review books that … Continue reading #mentalhealthmonday – ANNOUNCEMENT!
New series alert! I've been thinking about writing more about bisexual representation. I've read quite a few books with bisexual characters, so I thought it might be interesting to branch out into films! Now, a couple of things: I am not going to be reviewing movies that I've already seen. I haven't watched a lot … Continue reading bi on screen
Happy International Women's Day! I haven't seen any horrible comments on social media about why this day is unnecessary, so I'm going to take that as a win. I thought it would be appropriate to have this week's Top 5 Recommendation to therefore talk about some feminist books! Nasty Women edited by 404 Ink - … Continue reading top 5 recommendation | feminist books for international women’s day
I am very pleased to be a part of the Graham's Delicacies blog tour! This is a book written by Em Ali (also the author of Soft on Soft), which has three stories in it, all of which follow employees of a bakery - Graham's Delicacies! Six people and three love stories all in one … Continue reading Graham’s Delicacies blog tour