When stuck in undiagnosed purgatory

The time between the first symptoms of an illness, and the day you receive a diagnosis are strange. A lot of worries, appointments, trials and errors. People often tell their "diagnosis story", I wrote about mine, but I feel like the little details and the emotions you go through when you are searching for a [...]

A New Chapter in Strasbourg

Bonjour! A new update in life means I've needed to update my Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and now this blog. I left Brussels at the end of July, having completed my internship with the Greens, and now I am currently undertaking another with the communications department of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg! The Council of Europe is a separate [...]

Bonjour From Brussels

Life can feel surreal at times, and these next five months I doubt will stop feeling surreal for me. I've finished my degree (minus two final essays), and I've started an internship in Brussels with the Greens. (Why I always end up in cities beginning with B I don't know...) And by Greens, I mean [...]

Angry, Hopeful, and Active

  Photos of me as an activist: from my first demonstration against tuition fees in Leeds, 2010 aged 16,  marching for refugees in Burgos, Spain 2015 aged 21, marching against Trump in Barcelona 2017 aged 22, canvassing for the Green Party for the elections in Sheffield, 2017 aged 22, collecting signatures for Amnesty in Berlin, [...]

Why living like a hermit crab simultaneously ruins you and makes you

I am currently living in my third city abroad, and moving to another next month (eee!) After, I fully intend on returning to the UK and finding one of them stable job things I've heard so much about. It will mark 3 years of unforgettable experiences. Anyone who has ever lived abroad, either permanently or [...]