Welfare life when you’re 5″ nothing.๐Ÿฅ

It has been the most crazy few weeks! Welfare life moves at such a fast pace. The summer is over and I literally have no idea where the time went. It has all absolutely flown by! It has all been pretty wonderful so far. The job has made me feel so many emotions and it’s…

I BELIEVE HER! ๐Ÿ’œ

*Trigger warning: Rape, sexual assault. I believe her. So, I had this conversation with someone in college the other day and the Belfast Rape trial came up. This case was one that had impacted both of us quite a lot and one we both felt quite emotional and strongly about. I cried when the verdict…

Sometimes, life hates me. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ณโ˜•๏ธ

Hi, my name is Kim or Kimbo. Whatever you prefer. Just absolutely not Kimberly! THAT IS NOT MY NAME! Often, my life is absolutely comical. The sentence “only that would happen to you” was written for me, I swear. I can make anyone having a bad day feel better almost guaranteed, because the chances are…

REPEAL THE EIGHTH. ๐Ÿ’›

“Scream so that one day a hundred years from now another sister will not have to dry her tears wondering where in history she lost her voice.” – Jasmin Kaur. Okay, so yesterday was the 6th annual Pro-Choice march in Dublin. Unfortunately I couldnโ€™t make it into the march despite my best efforts but given…

Above the blues. ๐Ÿ’™

So, I have been crazy lucky and I have been given the opportunity to write a short piece on my story with mental health for Bressie’s charity website ‘A Lust For Life’, that promotes positive mental health and awareness. I had a maximum word count of 1000 words, which was really difficult. I had to…

#NotAllMen ๐Ÿ™Š

Last night I read Louise O’Neill’s most recent weekly column for the Irish Examiner. I read her column every week and I always find her writing so interesting and relatable. I consider myself to be a feminist and in general I find that Louise and I share a lot of similar values and opinions. I…