Overcoming The Fear Of My Pandemic Dissertation

Published 24th January 2021 by The Indiependent. Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties. “If you can remove your ego from a process, then there really isn’t any difference between success and failure. They’re just both parts of a process. You shouldn’t look at a failure as something terrible, it just is what it is, and you shouldn’t … Continue reading Overcoming The Fear Of My Pandemic Dissertation

It’s Okay If You’ve Dropped Your New Year’s Resolutions Already

Published 10th January 2021 by The Indiependent. Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties. “You don’t need a new you. You don’t need replacing every year like another iPhone. Don’t throw yourself away like another piece of plastic trash. Love the old you. Improve, evolve, do better, but head towards yourself, not away. Be gentle with your mind.” … Continue reading It’s Okay If You’ve Dropped Your New Year’s Resolutions Already

Theatre Review: Twenties // Online@theSpaceUK

Published 9th January 2021 by The Indiependent. Trigger warning: this performance and review of Twenties contains references to sexual assault. A humorous, heart-warming production from Online@theSpaceUK’s Season 2 line-up, Charlotte Anne-Tilley plaits together many of the difficulties that come with leaving home for the first time in her production Twenties. As she waves goodbye to her family home in order to “get the hell out … Continue reading Theatre Review: Twenties // Online@theSpaceUK

Learning To Love The Mundane

Published 1st November 2020 by The Indiependent. Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties. “But if we are to find real and lasting happiness in our lives, we need to abandon our obsession with hunting the highs and resisting the lows, and discover the hidden secrets of the ‘calm’.” – Fearne Cotton, Happy. Is it just me who … Continue reading Learning To Love The Mundane

Family Is A Privilege, Not A Right

Published 4th October 2020 by The Indiependent. Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties. “It’s important to keep in mind that we decide the value people have in our lives, which means we can significantly control how much they affect us. It also means we can decide how much space they can take up in our minds.” – Chidera Eggerue, How To … Continue reading Family Is A Privilege, Not A Right

The Art Of The Panic Masters: How Do I Graduate?

Published 20th September 2020 by The Indiependent. Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties. “‘Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future,’ noted the writer Kahlil Gibran, ‘but from wanting to control it.’” – Pandora Sykes, How Do We Know We’re Doing It Right? Ah, Masters degrees. Filled with a confusing concoction of intelligent go-getters with mood boards, perfectly … Continue reading The Art Of The Panic Masters: How Do I Graduate?

Criticism Can Be Your Friend, If You Let It

Published 6th September 2020 by The Indiependent. Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties. “Uncomfortable and liberating- exactly what growth is supposed to feel like.” – Florence Given, Women Don’t Owe You Pretty. Criticism is a weird one. It can simultaneously hurt your ego, crush your passion, and embarrass you, whilst also allowing you to evolve into a … Continue reading Criticism Can Be Your Friend, If You Let It

Idolising Your Teenage Body: I ‘Peaked’ In Sixth Form Too

Published 23rd August 2020 by The Indiependent. Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties. “I wish for that time back. All that time that was supposed to be about discovering the world and who I was became wasted on making myself smaller and smaller. Imagine if we all stopped expending so much energy on trying to change our … Continue reading Idolising Your Teenage Body: I ‘Peaked’ In Sixth Form Too

Introducing ‘Love Letters To My 20s’: Life Doesn’t End At 25

Published 9th August 2020 by The Indiependent. Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties. “Rambunctious, restless and ramshackle. Roving, raucous and rebellious. My roaming decade; my roaring twenties.” – Dolly Alderton, Everything I Know About Love. “Your twenties,” slurred my best friend’s mum, before she hiccupped, giggled and sipped her over-filled glass of white wine, “will be the best … Continue reading Introducing ‘Love Letters To My 20s’: Life Doesn’t End At 25

#BlackLivesMatter: Supporting The Movement By Diversifying Theatre Consumption

Published 8th June 2020 by The Indiependent. Since the death of George Floyd on the 25th of May 2020, the world has seen what is being described as “the biggest civil rights movement in history”. Alongside signing petitions, donating, and protesting in a variety of forms, people are being called to educate themselves on racism, Black culture, and a repeated history of oppression and marginalisation. … Continue reading #BlackLivesMatter: Supporting The Movement By Diversifying Theatre Consumption