On coming home, digging up skeletons and learning to lie with them.

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A lesson in personal essays, shilling your pain and living with it.

A page from a zine won from artist and author Rubyetc, around the time I wrote The Bathtub.


An ode to first crushes, first albums and the panic of not having boyband posters on your bedroom wall.


I have likely met God, but was too caught up in an otherworldly cup of hospital coffee at stupid-o’clock in the morning.

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A short story about casting off your skin, fish-fingers, old carpet and a dog called Dennis.

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Mothers and daughters, strawberry juice and pomegranate seeds.

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A lesson in connection, horror, and fishing wire.


When you lose a parent, your face can carry them with you.

An old photograph of the author’s parents, with a white line etching around her Dad to signify his passing.
My Mum and Dad


They say that music speaks for itself, but visuals are often one of the most crucial - and painstakingly created – aspects in the industry.

A woman reclines on a bed, listening to vinyls on a record player as she looks at the cover of an album.
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The binge-watch formula has consequences for those of us who love TV but struggle with mental and chronic illnesses or even sheer tiredness.

Lauren Entwistle

Writer, freelance journo + the female Cameron Frye. Words in many places, especially the notes app.

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