consent – clock dva

The sight of Iain Duncan Smith laughing openly at a rape survivor being punished with the bedroom tax for having the temerity to have a panic room in her home is shocking, but why should it be? After all, since 2010, the coalition government have attacked and victimised the most vulnerable members of our society. […]

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autoimmune – pharmakon

No entry last week as the (virtually) impossible has happened. Although I pride myself on my overall health and take enough minerals and vitamins every morning to count as a superhero, one got through. While all around me were collapsing with the sabre-toothed stomach bug and updating their Facebook status from a miasma of diarrhoea […]

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evangelist – ut

One of the most terrifying things about writing any novel is the pre-match nerves. It doesn’t matter how many times I put myself through this, every time, it feels like the first time. The demonic voices of common sense and reasonableness rise up inside me, shrieking “you canny do this”, “you’ll never write fifty thousand […]

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