It has been five years since I lay curled up on the floor of the girl’s toilet at school. I didn’t remember someone bursting into my cubicle and begin to stab at my chest but there it was, the pain that sees normal take a nosedive into the toilet and drown a slow and painful death. My lips were numb, my breathing heavy and help, … Continue reading Reinventing My Prescription For Happiness
Not your standard gap year. I suppose that’s one way to describe Callum Lea’s creation of the UK’s first ever registered charity to support young sports players experiencing mental health issues. Although vintage upon vintage of volunteering ‘gap yahs’ before him have taken the well-trodden, admirable charity route; building wells in ‘Indyah’ or ‘Tanzaniahh’ – either out of the genuine goodness of their heart or … Continue reading Callum Lea: The Teenager Behind The UK’s First Ever Charity Supporting Athletes With Mental Health Difficulties
If you have been living under a rock (or as is permissible in the circumstances – your duvet) for the entirety of lockdown, you will have been greatly deprived of Normal People’s Mr Connell Waldron in the glorious shape of Paul Mescal. Not only has it been suggested that Mescal has “redefined” the term sex symbol, he has even been dubbed as a future James … Continue reading Normal People: We All Want To Be Mrs Connell Waldron, But Have We Massively Missed The Point?