Counting

I’ve started counting the days between crisis house admissions the way factory workers count the days between industrial accidents. This is out of date already – I drew it on Monday.

Catalogue

I am seven. I am in Year Three at an all-girls’ Church of England school in St Albans. Some older girls are laughing at my friend and I in the library and they ask us if we are lesbians. I am fairly sure a lesbian is a woman who is in love with another woman … More Catalogue

Don’t believe the hype – Theresa May doesn’t care about mental health

[CN: discussion of suicide, hospital, benefits, political bollocks] It is with a heavy heart that I have to tell you that the Tories have been talking about mental health again. Theresa May made some proposals yesterday, which broadly covered three areas:  1) Changes to the Mental Health Act to reduce the numbers of people being … More Don’t believe the hype – Theresa May doesn’t care about mental health