INTERNATIONAL WOMAN’S DAY: 19 Year Old Newcastle Student Publishes Debut Poetry Book On Womanhood

A 19-Year-Old Journalism Student at Newcastle University has published her debut poetry book, ‘Cool, Cruel World‘ on Amazon Books, which discusses the ‘melancholia’ behind tragic images of womanhood. The poetry book written by young writer, Iona May Todd, discusses ‘trials and tribulations of femininity, with the themes of growth, freedom, and sexuality, of a woman’sContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL WOMAN’S DAY: 19 Year Old Newcastle Student Publishes Debut Poetry Book On Womanhood”

COVID-19: Pregnant Women Now Allowed A Support Person At Birth, Under New Health Guidelines

After revised guidelines, pregnant women are now allowed a ‘support person’ of their choice at scans, during labour and at birth. Since the pandemic, many pregnant women have been expected to undergo their pregnancy journey alone, though new guidance reports that, “Pregnant women value the support from a partner, relative, friend or other person throughContinue reading “COVID-19: Pregnant Women Now Allowed A Support Person At Birth, Under New Health Guidelines”

‘Home Alone’: Post-Pandemic Loneliness At Christmas, With An 83-Year-Old

As Prime Minister Boris Johnson sticks to UK Christmas rules by instilling a “high degree of personal responsibility” upon his people, the upcoming festive period does not seem as jolly as usual. Home Alone, a Christmas classic, so ludicrously detached from reality, who are we but to laugh all over ourselves at the thought ofContinue reading “‘Home Alone’: Post-Pandemic Loneliness At Christmas, With An 83-Year-Old”

‘Please Eat. Please Don’t Let The Normalisation Of Eating Disorders On Social Media Harm You.’

‘Diet culture managed to manipulate my my tongue, my mouth, stomach and mind. I didn’t even realise’ *TRIGGER WARNING AND CONTENT WARNING – This opinion piece includes discussion of eating disorders and weight loss on apps such as TikTok.* “Stick it down your throat, I’m watching from the bathroom, making sure I don’t choke.” –Continue reading “‘Please Eat. Please Don’t Let The Normalisation Of Eating Disorders On Social Media Harm You.’”

Hartlepool Giving Tree Goes Viral, Raising Over 160,000 Christmas Gifts For UK Children

Hartlepool Giving Tree, an online platform where people pledge to donate a Christmas gift for a child or young adult, many of whom have escaped domestic abuse, has raised over 160,000 gifts, and counting. The Giving Tree, which is held at Middleton Grange Shopping Centre, ‘organises a Giving Tree every year in order to supportContinue reading “Hartlepool Giving Tree Goes Viral, Raising Over 160,000 Christmas Gifts For UK Children”

Actress And Strictly Come Dancing Star Maisie Smith’s Recent Instagram Post Promotes Self Love

Eastenders Actress and Strictly Come Dancing talent, Maisie Smith, has posted a collage of paparazzi photos to her Instagram, highlighting her major insecurities with her legs. Posted on Wednesday 26th November, the 19 year old star captioned that posting this was an attempt to “help other people feel more confident about their own insecurities.” “YOUContinue reading “Actress And Strictly Come Dancing Star Maisie Smith’s Recent Instagram Post Promotes Self Love”

UK Food Blogger Talks Nutrition, Mental Health and Her New Cookbook

Sarah Louise, 31, of SarahLousKitchen is a home chef living in Newcastle, who 5 years ago began her lifestyle journey into fitness and food. The Independent described her as “brash without offence, down to earth and homely, yet at the same time brutal, wise and enviable all in one. You literally get what you see with SarahContinue reading “UK Food Blogger Talks Nutrition, Mental Health and Her New Cookbook”

Gateshead Takeaway Service Provides For NHS During Covid-19

Healthy high-street restaurant and takeaway, NU TO GO, has been providing the North East Ambulance Service Trust with nutritious food across the period of Covid-19. The NHS initially approached NU TO GO in 2019, interested in a partnership to supply food to the North East Ambulance Service Trust during working hours, and has occupied theirContinue reading “Gateshead Takeaway Service Provides For NHS During Covid-19”

Public Sexual Harassment Called To Become A Criminal Offence

Co-founder of Our Streets Now, Gemma Tutton, has launched the #CrimeNotCompliment campaign, which calls for all forms of public sexual harassment to become a criminal offence. The campaign is set to change attitudes towards “women, girls, and marginalised genders” being, “followed, shouted at, touched, groped and grabbed.” Our Streets Now is working in partnership withContinue reading “Public Sexual Harassment Called To Become A Criminal Offence”

THE TELL ME ABOUT IT PODCAST – Meditation and Spirituality with Kalen Neilson and Jake Maloy

Welcome to the Episode 1 of Tell Me About It’s Podcast. This week, I journeyed into a case study, asking the question, ‘How Does Meditation Affect The Human Body Over a 30 Day Period?’. Using Kalen Neilson’s experience over these 30 days, guided by spiritual practitioner, Jake Maloy, together, we discussed what meditation is, whatContinue reading “THE TELL ME ABOUT IT PODCAST – Meditation and Spirituality with Kalen Neilson and Jake Maloy”