"I'm Angry" & How I Healed

It is now over a year since I had my second miscarriage, lost the child that I have since come to call Kari. Shortly after I went through a point of feeling incredibly angry, and although it was done in a blog post form, it was never published. It’s only now that I feel I…

What Women Want – To Be Seen

This week my God Talk piece is a little different and, amazingly, early! Wonderfully, Preston Yancey opened up his blog each Thursday for women to answer the question: “What do women want from the Church?” You can find all sorts of interesting pieces and I highly recommend having a look through and interacting with the…

Inducing Labour: My Experience

As you probably all know by now I’m generally not a fan of pregnancy, specifically in myself. I know I have had it lucky the entire way through and there are so many women out there who would be telling me horror stories of vomit-filled 9 months and braxton hicks as well as bladder issues…

Eat it! The Critic Reviews Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

I will keep this short. Hansel & Gretel takes a well-known story and adds a sequel with a few strange additions. The propaganda that seems to have dusted recent films to teach us health/ecological/moral lessons has not missed this short film: there is this odd moment when Hansel injects himself with something and it is…

Thoughts, Regrets & The Rest Of Your Life

Yesterday the Guardian on Facebook presented me with an interesting article called “Top Five Regrets of the Dying” which looked at the conversations had between a palliative care nurse and her patients. There were a few things that struck me and a challenge the article gave me which I felt might be useful to anyone…