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What I hope to teach my kids (if I (a) have them, and (b) retain a smidgeon of sanity)

I’m still not sure if I ever want to have children. Sometimes I stand in the shower and look down at the curve of my body, and wonder what it would feel like to be pregnant. I’m momentarily struck by … Continue reading

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“You never get over a death. You just learn to live with it.”

See that title up there? It’s my most loathed phrase in the whole world (yes, even above “YOLO”). Why am I drinking the haterade? Because while this statement contains a (small) nugget of truth, it’s potentially the most soul-crushingly bleak … Continue reading

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Adventures in Bralessness

I couldn’t believe my eyes as I read the paper the other day. A French scientist who’s spent 16 years studying women’s boobs (can I just say he must have been absolutely fucking gold at party small talk) has come to … Continue reading

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Careers advice for the real world

The year was 2002. I was 16, awkward, chubbo and quite possibly the last virgin in my year. I was seated at a scuffed up desk covered with scratches and rude words scrawled in biro, in front of a tired-looking … Continue reading

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