23 lessons i have learnt from living in 23 houses

I have lived in 23 houses. Yep. 23 different sets of keys. 22 different streets.* 23 different bedrooms, kitchens, lounge rooms and bathrooms. My childhood memories have fairly distinct chapters, punctuated by the changing environment. Good, bad, messy. Free, wild, elated, scheming, adventurous, confined, small, stuck. I am about to end my stay in house…

the many faces of privilege

Privilege comes in many guises: the colour of our skin, the shape of our genitals, our postcode, our schooling, our connections and opportunities. Many types of privilege overlap. Being born in a middle or upper class family for example means that you’re more likely to have access to better schooling, medical care and so on….

ten ways to improve your body image

How do you feel when you look in the mirror? Gratitude? Acceptance? Contentment? Or disappointment and shame? Poor body image is an issue that many of us struggle with. It doesn’t matter how many articles we read that tell us it’s what’s on the inside that counts, standing in front of a harshly lit changing…