I’ve been worried about the NHS for a while. It’s troubling to me that it’s the new normal to be stuck for an hour trying to contact your GP, or to be on hold for a hospital appointment for eight months, or to spend the good part of the day in ER waiting rooms whenContinue reading “Interview: What It’s Like Working In The NHS”
Category Archives: social activism
Books To Get Activists This Christmas
Are you looking for a last minute gift idea for the activist in your life? Look no further as I’ve compiled a list of books any activist would love to see under the Christmas tree.
Inspiring Activists: Chrissy Holmes
This week I am excited to be interviewing Chrissy Holmes, who is an environmental activist and artist from my hometown of Bristol. As well as setting up her own small business on Etsy, she is also raising activists of her own, and working at Bristol’s first ever zero waste store, Zero Green. I’ve admired Chrissy’sContinue reading “Inspiring Activists: Chrissy Holmes”
4 Activists On How To Handle Burnout
In this article, four activists (including myself) look at the topic of burnout — what causes it, how to avoid it and how to handle it in day to day life. A lot of us experience burnout, but what actually is it? According to Psychology Today, “Burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and oftenContinue reading “4 Activists On How To Handle Burnout”
Why You Should Read This Book!
Book Review of Alix E. Harrow’s The Once and Future Witches by Kaja Brown. The will, the words, and the ways – these are the only things you need for witchcraft according to The Once and Future Witches, and it’s no mistake that this is all you need to be an activist too. The OnceContinue reading “Why You Should Read This Book!”
Inspiring Activists: Judith Brown
This post is a special one as it’s about someone who has inspired me for my entire life. She’s one of the strongest women I know, and where I get a big part of my activist spirit. This inspiring activist is Judith Brown — my Nan. Judith Brown is the Ambassador for Bristol’s Older People’sContinue reading “Inspiring Activists: Judith Brown”
Three Activist Books To Kickstart 2021
Education is a powerful tool for activism. When we educate ourselves on matters like the climate crisis, racial injustice, ableism, or other oppressive systems in society, we can make informed decisions on how to act and make the world a better place. You can educate yourself in many ways, from watching documentaries to going toContinue reading “Three Activist Books To Kickstart 2021”
Inspiring Activists: Grace Kress
This week I’m very excited to be interviewing the incredible Grace Kress who is an artist using their creativity to campaign for revolution and social change. Grace runs SHELBY X Studios and has worked with groups such as Justice for Grenfell, Women Against Rape, the Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Defence Campaign UK, and Sisters Uncut, asContinue reading “Inspiring Activists: Grace Kress”