I’ve thrown pretty in the trash. I’ve thrown the idea of being beautiful in there too. I simply don’t care.Read More
This episode, I'm in conversation with Ysolda Teague, knitwear designer, business owner and co-parent to my little girl. Ysolda was first on the show 3 years ago and so we are settling in for a conversation about putting you personality into your brand, speaking your truth and visibility.Read More
Today, I am sharing the words of guest contributor Caroline who is sharing her experience of living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
“Since falling ill with what seemed like a simple viral infection during the millennium celebrations seventeen years ago, I have lived with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME).”Read More
This week on the A Playful Day podcast, my guest is Megan aka Bodyposipanda. Megan is a writer and advocate for Body Positivity. She uses social media, her blog, You Tube and real life events to help others unpack their feelings about their body image. Her book Body Positive Power is a game changer and I cannot recommend it enough.Read More
I am writing this today to appeal to every person who has the label 'feminist' in their social media. I'm writing to the women who pose in slogan tshirts to demonstrate their belief in feminism. I am writing to anyone who used the phrase "May we know them, May we be them, May we Raise them" on International Women's Day. Please speak up. Speak in a way that works for you but please, do not fall silent having expressed how you cried at the #hometovote hashtag. Your influence is what is needed on the back of the repeal outcome.Read More
My guest today is Tara Beth who runs a wedding photography business, Tara Beth Photography. Tara specialises in LGBTQIA and destination weddings and her passion for love and acceptance show. Tara also hosts a visibility project that she is calling ‘The Q Project’, aimed at busting stereotypes of the queer community.Read More
Vicky Haynes and Lottie Storey are both freelancers and mothers of children with diagnoses of autism. Both are so brave in today's podcast interview that I've let it run a little long because I felt it deserved the time.Read More
A lot of energy is spent by people on social media, complaining about social media. Have you noticed this? We fight algorithms that don’t help us grow a business. We shout at one another for not living to an unwritten standard that only we define the parameters for. We read meaning into tweets simply not directed at us. We feel bruised by perfection but don’t want to feel miserable at all the reality being shared either. We detox, delete apps, take time out, make rules and lists and goodness me, don’t we all like a group message safe from prying eyes?
And yet, I adore being online.Read More