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.


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.


Never look at social media in the morning, and other sanity-preserving advice from a hyperlocal journalist

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Lauren Entwistle

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

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