The Left and Right Need to Come Together #LoveTrumpsHate

The Left and Right Need to Come Together #LoveTrumpsHate

I’d like to start this blog by stating loud and clear that I am not a ‘loonie leftie’ I’ve written before about where my liberal values come from (clue: not through an early life of privilege, quite the opposite). I am not a communist, and don’t think socialism could even begin to work in the UK. I feel that the world is way too politically correct on many levels. I read an article recently about not calling pregnant women ‘expectant mothers’ for fear of offending transgender people. I thought it was out and out bonkers. Is this honestly what transgender people want? …

stay sane

How to Stay Sane in a World Gone Mad

I don’t know about you, but my head feels like it’s going to explode on a daily basis. Brexit has truly divided the nation here in the UK, leaving many feeling uncertain and confused about what might lie ahead. Regardless of whether it ends up being a good thing or not, I’m sure most will agree that these are troubling times to live through. Sh*t has got very real indeed my friends, which is why it’s more important than ever to have a plan. Here’s how to stay sane in this world gone mad. Hold on tight to your integrity …

I Will Not Apologise for Being a Strong Woman

I Will Not Apologise for Being a Strong Woman

My name is Reneé, and I’m a strong woman. Hope that doesn’t cause you offence. No? Oh good. Let me start by saying that I’m UK based, which means I’m not hugely entitled to an opinion on Stateside politics apparently. The third presidential debate has stirred something up inside of me though, because one thing has become pretty damn obvious recently. Huge amounts of people do not like strong women I, like a lot of other strong women out there I imagine, am not strong out of choice, I’m strong through circumstance. I’m a survivor of so much sh**, that it must seem …