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”

Inspiring Activists: Shona Louise

The world may feel like a difficult place at the moment, but there are always people out there making good change. I’ve been interviewing some of these people to find out more about their activism journeys and how we can learn from them to make a positive impact on the world. In this article IContinue reading “Inspiring Activists: Shona Louise”

Inspiring Activists: Tori Tsui

Sometimes the world seems like a grey and difficult place where only bad things happen. It is true that there’s a lot of horrible things going on which is caused by some really bad people. But there are also so many amazing people in the world creating change and making a difference, they’re just notContinue reading “Inspiring Activists: Tori Tsui”

How To Be A Climate Activist In Difficult Times

In September 2019, I was on a Climate Strike in Aberystwyth and I felt full of hope. A lot has changed since then. We are living in unprecedented times where doing anything feels harder than usual. I’ve found it really difficult to continue my Climate Activism in 2020. Most days I find myself looking awayContinue reading “How To Be A Climate Activist In Difficult Times”

Learn from my mistakes: Making vegetable scraps stock – Food waste mini-series #fail

Want to learn how to make vegetable stock from your kitchen scraps? Then don’t do what I did. In today’s article I’m going to look at what went wrong with my experiment, how to do it the right way, and how making mistakes is an important part of being an activist. (Right?) I follow aContinue reading “Learn from my mistakes: Making vegetable scraps stock – Food waste mini-series #fail”