12 Spine-tingling Reads to Get You Ready For Hallowe’en 2021.

Hallowe’en this year will not be the same. I can’t see my partner, I can’t dress up and get drunk with friends, and I can’t even go out to the pub. Hopefully you’re in a better place than me and can do one of those, or maybe you can’t. And maybe, to top it all off, you can’t even take your little one on the prowl for some sweets through your town.

I’m hoping Hallowe’en 2021 will be a lot better. And what better way to look forward to it than with a nice count down? I have put together a list of 12 upcoming scary publications – one for each month until the next Hallowee’en! Genres included range from mystery to horror. I tried to focus on releases by UK Indie publishers, but eventually had to concede to across the pond publications.

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GCSE/A-Level Results on Graduate Job Applications: thoughts?

I’m writing this in response to two graduate job applications that I have seen now that require a university degree to apply, as well as for you to stipulate all of your GCSE, AS & A2 results in your application – which, considering the DISASTROUS government grading algorithm during the pandemic, seems even more relevant.

Some of this has been taken directly from the cover letter I wrote whilst applying for one of the jobs – needless to say, I never heard back from the employer. If you’re somehow reading this, Palladian Publishing, consider sending out rejection emails to those unsuccessful; it is infuriating to receive no response from employers, although that often seems to be the norm and understandable considering many jobs have hundreds of applicants, but that doesn’t mean one can’t send out an auto-generated rejection to keep job seekers informed – but that’s a discussion for another time.

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Menstruation Station; the importance of intimate and sexual health!

So, if you have me on other social media, you’ve more than likely seen at lease one post where I’m promoting the importance of regular STD screening and how easy, confidential, and often free it is. Naturally, I’ve decided to write a post about it!

This post is going to get really bloody TMI, by the way, so enjoy!

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Feminine Body Hair: Learning to Love What Society Says We Shouldn’t

Are you female? Do you hate having body hair? Do you spend hours (and lots of money) shaving, waxing, scrubbing hair away from places you don’t want it- legs, arms, under-arms, etc? Yeah, same.

At least, I used to. Now, to put it simply, I really don’t give a toss about my body hair, and here’s why you shouldn’t either!

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