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Eco-friendly sanitary pads | Review

A few months ago, way back when I started my podcast, I declared that I wanted to find eco-friendly sanitary pads to make my monthly menstruations less environmentally damaging. I had tried the mooncup and enjoyed it, for a time; ultimately, it had let me down in the most heinous of ways (trigger warning: bodily trauma). […]


Accessibility matters: How to be Sound, episode 4 – transcript

Jeanne Sutton endometriosis

For those with accessibility issues – or those who simply like reading along – here’s the transcript of Episode 4 of How to be Sound, talking endometriosis with Jeanne (Jean) Sutton.


Your “no excuses” mentality is bullshit: here’s why

no excuses

The concept of “no excuses” ignores a whole myriad of genuine reasons why I can’t achieve what you have – and ignoring that makes you an asshole.


Fuck diet culture – at Christmas, above all times

diet culture

Diet culture makes us hate our bodies, shames us for eating chocolate and makes us feel guilty for sitting on the couch. I say, enough is enough.


Fitbit Ionic review: how objective can I be about a €350 freebie?

Fitbit Ionic review

I was given the Fitbit Ionic as a press sample, and taken on a free holiday – so can I give an objective review (and what do I think)?