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I'm Bridie. A 20 something northerner, blogger, freelancer, disability advocate, stroke survivor, print clash enthusiast, feminist, and chronic oversharer. Here you'll find think pieces from the heart, random reviews, and sartorial musings as I tread the pathways of my anomalous life.

The Irrational Fear Of Getting Older And Growing Up

The Irrational Fear Of Getting Older And Growing Up

Posted on 6 min read
It’s 4:15pm on a grim Wednesday afternoon, two days before my birthday. Two days before my hope of growing up gracefully is tested again. I’m ensconced …

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Make May Purple: It’s Okay To Not Be Yourself Post Stroke

Make May Purple: It’s Okay To Not Be Yourself Post Stroke

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To mark the end of Stroke Awareness Month I wanted to Make May Purple with a cessation of time that never really takes a …

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York Railway Museum Presents Wang Fuchun’s One Billion Journeys | AD
York Railway Museum Presents Wang Fuchun’s One Billion Journeys | AD

York Railway Museum Presents Wang Fuchun’s One Billion Journeys | AD

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This is a sponsored post written in collaboration with National Railway Museum x One Billion Journeys.
A week ago today I was …

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Three Budget Outfits To Take You Through Spring Summer

Three Budget Outfits To Take You Through Spring Summer

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Hello, hello! It’s been a while hasn’t it? Two whole months ago, in fact. I feel like I left abruptly on a heavy note but I assure you it wasn’t …

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Life Afterlife: The Incessant Cycle Of Grief

Life Afterlife: The Incessant Cycle Of Grief

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They say grief substantiates as a time healer. That over time it will steadily harvest into a root that solely exists at the rear of the stewed garden …

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Dating and Chronic Illness: A Match Made In Hell?

Dating and Chronic Illness: A Match Made In Hell?

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When I think of my love life, I think of a tumbleweed rolling down a parched country road excreting depleting levels of energy at its slowest rate. Tortoise-like. …

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