Doctor Who Series 12 finally makes me feel seen

Featured Image: Headshots L-R Jodie Whittaker, Jo Martin, Tosin Cole, Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill, John Barrowman and Sacha Dhawan with a starry sky filter covering the bottom half. Series 12 Promo Image. Content Notes and Warnings Spoilers for Series 12 of Doctor Who Discussion of anxiety and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy…

REVIEW: Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsch [Ad-Gifted]

Featured image: Book cover on a deep red and black background. [Ad- Gifted]- The publisher Vintage sent me a free advance copy of this book through NetGalley to review. I was not obliged to write or share this review and they have no influence over the content of the post….

‘Plastic Free’ campaigns are failing disabled people, and it’s scary!

Featured image: A banner with packaged cauliflower, multicoloured plastic straws and peeled oranges in plastic containers. There has been a lot of buzz recently about the need to eliminate plastic waste, including passionate pleas from David Attenborough and a commitment from Theresa May that all ‘non essential’ plastic will be…

New Year’s Resolutions 2018

Featured Image: ‘2018 Resolutions’ in red lettering on a white background. It’s that time again! You can see how I did with my 2017 resolutions here:¬†https://rebeccafarren.com/2017-resolutions-review/ I decided to give myself a bit of an easier time this year with 3 very achievable resolutions. 1. Read 30 books- I managed…

Accessible Activism: Beyond Twitter

Last weekend saw millions of women across the globe march for their rights, in protest at Donald Trump becoming US President. The incredible numbers at each march were phenomenal to see, and they gave me immense hope for the fight ahead. In recognition that marches are not accessible to everyone,…