Use your privilege.

Use Your Privilege.

I had scheduled a happy-go-lucky blog post today about small and sustainable changes I’d made in my life. But to post something so light and cheery seemed so disingenuous to me.  For those stumbling across this post in the future, or simply those who have not been looking at the news, eight days ago, George…

April 2020 Favourites | Style, Audiobooks, & more!

May 2020 Favourites | Style, Audiobooks, & more!

Just like that, another month of lockdown passes. I swear this month lasted about a week. Or all my weeks blurring into one?... Anyway, all I know is that May is nearly over and June is almost here. I’ve been struggling to adjust to the abnormal level of heat we’ve been having (thanks global warming),…

What is Mid-Size? | Style, Fashion, and Body Neutrality

To paraphrase Mary Poppins, ‘I am practically average in every way’ - physically, at least! I am the average height, average bra size, and average clothing size for a woman in the UK, which obviously means my body type is not reflected in fashion at all. Makes sense, right?  Typically, the fashion industry caters towards…

Antidepressants and Me - Sertraline

Antidepressants and Me | rosie abigail

Salbutamol and Seretide for asthma, antihistamines and adrenaline for allergies, Codeine and Prednisolone for flare ups, and Sertraline for my brain. More specifically, Sertraline for chronic anxiety and clinical depression. Those are the medications that rattle around in my bag and go with me wherever I go. I’m kind of a package deal - “The…

How to Get Yourself Feeling Creative! | rosie abigail

Anyone else feeling like they are stuck in a creative rut at the moment? Oh, you mean the whole of the world feels the same thanks to a global pandemic? Yeah, I thought so. Being creative is a pretty large part of my life; I run this blog, a theatre company, work on my bullet…

April 2020 Favourites | Books, Style, Houseplants, and more!

Four days into May and I’m only just talking about my April favourites! I’m sorry it’s taken longer than usual but I’m going to be honest with you; my anxiety has been here. I’ve been struggling to focus, been lacking creativity, and generally have just felt like I have a bee buzzing around my belly,…

Things I Want to Do When This Is All Over | rosie abigail

This, of course, being the Coronavirus pandemic. However much I am an optimist, I know things won’t ever fully go back to normal, or the normal we were accustomed to. And the world won’t suddenly snap back into working full speed again; it’ll be a delayed return, just like they are doing in Wuhan now.…

Three Weeks into Isolation | rosie abigail

With all this “free”/locked at home time, I’ve been in a little battle with myself. On one side, I have my anxiety fueled, workaholic self, who is annoyed that I haven’t been productive. Then on the other side, I have my self-care driven self, who is pushing for more naps and more snacks. Sometimes, the scales tip and I end up falling down one of those holes. But for the most part, I’ve been finding joy in balancing between the two! Although normal life has been pushed to the side, I’m beginning to get a kind of new normal routine, balancing my productive and self-care priorities. So, let me tell you what I’ve been up to in these weeks of self-isolation, between working from home, looking out of the window, and video calling my family.