A Thoroughly Modern Pregnancy

A Thoroughly Modern Pregnancy

Admittedly, I am new to this game but as far as I can tell the meaning of pregnancy has remained the same since the beginning of time. The condition of being pregnant in 2020, however, brings with it a minefield of modern expectations, considerations, and revelations. In Search of Information Having hit the halfway mark, […]

Got It From My Mama: Wearing Her Sixties Wedding Dress

Got It From My Mama: Wearing Her Sixties Wedding Dress

One unremarkable Spring day some years back, I was helping my mum with a big clear-out of her house. Amidst the one-eyed dolls, long-silenced radios and dog-eared school projects all lined up for review, appeared a once-white cardboard box. ‘Have a look inside’, urged my mum. Under the lid I found layers of aged tissue […]

How To Be Pregnant (in 2019)

How To Be Pregnant (in 2019)

Pregnancy: The state of carrying a developing embryo or foetus within the female body. So far, so universal, right? However, as soon as ‘PREGNANT’ appears on the white stick (I’ll choose that brand next time; the eye squints and body contortion required to make absolutely certain the horizontal line wasn’t eye-trickery was simply too stressful), […]

Perfectly Imperfect Posse

Perfectly Imperfect Posse

All this talk of girl squads has everyone reaching for their ‘goals’ hashtag, frantically pursuing the type of affection only TayTay + Co. can offer, i.e. the blingy, mutual (public) appreciation, big-upping girl love that to be truly expressed must only happen on Instagram / Snapchat / E! News – all the glossy stuff, none […]

Alice! Alice! Who the…

Alice! Alice! Who the…

One of my most vivid childhood memories is, along with my older sister, running up the otherwise unusually empty lane that stretched from our school gate to the park road. One eye was on the multiple eyes peering out the class windows, visibly wondering why we were escaping early. My stomach was knotted with a […]

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