I spoke to ex prisoners about their thoughts on rising levels of legal highs in UK prisons

With increasingly intelligent search methods and the use of more intricate body scanners, you’d think that drug use in prisons would have shrunk over the years. But a £900m cut in funding during the last parliament has meant that prisons are becoming increasingly more dangerous. In four years, the number of operational staff has shrunkContinue reading “I spoke to ex prisoners about their thoughts on rising levels of legal highs in UK prisons”

Seasonal Affective Disorder: not quite general depression but more than feeling the winter blues

It’s true that some people are more active in the summer and less so in the colder months for no reason, but for between 10 and 20 per cent of people there could be a medical cause for this lethargy. If you start to find yourself getting more tired in the winter months, craving comfortContinue reading “Seasonal Affective Disorder: not quite general depression but more than feeling the winter blues”

Endometriosis is more than just having a low pain threshold

(Reposted on Babe) Salt and vinegar crisps are not my breakfast of choice. However, they are the only thing I have in the house that doesn’t require some kind of cooking or heating up or preparation, and also one of the few things that I don’t feel sick at the thought of eating at 9am.Continue reading “Endometriosis is more than just having a low pain threshold”