Writing is so intimate
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Writing is so intimate

Day 6 So last night I was reading an Independent article called ‘Ryan Gosling’s Golden Globes speech about Eva Mendes wasn’t cute, it was sexist.’- and OMG you should have seen those reader comments… I was like: Anyway, it got me wondering how the writer, Narjas Zatat , is responding to all the vicious attacks on … Continue reading

Shot myself in the foot
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Shot myself in the foot

Day 3 So yesterday two really great things happened: Number 1: had the best Mexican rice bowl from Chilli Pepper. Honestly, is there anything better than rice smothered in guacamole, salsa and sour cream? Of course there is. It’s rice smothered in guacamole, salsa, sour cream; and also topped with grilled prawns, jalapenos, corn, more … Continue reading

What they don’t want you to know about your vaccinations- Part 1: The Ingredients
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What they don’t want you to know about your vaccinations- Part 1: The Ingredients

It would never occur to someone getting vaccinated that the very thing used to maintain their health could potentially make them ill. After being offered the whooping cough vaccine during my pregnancy, I felt very conflicted about whether I should take the jab or not. On one hand, as a mum to be I felt uneasy after reading about the … Continue reading

Pregnancy isn’t contagious, or is it? Weird things I never thought I would experience during pregnancy
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Pregnancy isn’t contagious, or is it? Weird things I never thought I would experience during pregnancy

1- Never having to feel self conscious about a large tummy. In fact, the bigger it gets, the cuter you look. It’s brilliant. 2- Being too heavy for your own arms. Sleeping on your sides is a nightmare. Having all that weight concentrated on one narrow area strains your shoulders and numbs your arms . And … Continue reading