Charcoal, Not Ashes: A White Girl’s Response to Systemic Racism

Charcoal, Not Ashes: A White Girl’s Response to Systemic Racism

I have a confession to make. I was a racist. As a teenager, I laughed as my one black friend joked about how she needed chocolate to keep her skin colour. When at school, I couldn’t help but stare at the one hijabi. On trips to visit friends in Sheffield, I was amazed...
Introducing Home for Good

Introducing Home for Good

Introducing Home for Good I can’t remember when I first heard about Home for Good. I do remember being amazed and relieved that they existed. From my late teens, I have wanted to either adopt or foster. I don’t know if the seed was planted when I watched Tracy Beaker...
6 Questions with Ellissa Baird

6 Questions with Ellissa Baird

“6 Questions with…” is an opportunity for women and girls everywhere to share something about their passions and lives. (It’s also a fantastic excuse for me to be really nosey and learn more about the incredible women I admire.) This week I’m putting Ellissa...