#MeToo

When I first saw the #MeToo hashtag I felt uncomfortable. I question the effectiveness of chain posts on influencing social change. Last Friday I witnessed #WomenBoycottTwitter in response to Rose Mcgowan’s account being suspended. You…

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FEMINISM

Without sounding like s stereotypical millennial I can’t remember not being a feminist. Feminism is such a huge part of my identity as a woman. I owe a lot of that to my mother who…

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Uni

First year. First year I went looking for myself in jaager bombs and vodka. I cried. I didn’t go to uni. I lay in bed unable to reach half a meter to open my curtain…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

I have a group of friends from school that I’ve known for almost ten years now. I call them friends from school because that’s what they are, but they are also so much more than…

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On Moonlight and Stormzy: Acknowledging Racial Prejudice

Arttwork by Trin Wideman, this was first published on Plathoes Cave  who put team together stunning artwork and lovely words.  I am Tomiwa, 21, Scottish by birth, my parents are Nigerian and I’m black. I like…

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