lifestyle

Sustainable Fashion: Changing The Conversation & Baby Steps for Change.

I’ve always been aware of just how un-ethical fashion is. I hate to be that person but I really was into organic cotton way before it was cool. I’ve grown up around women who sew, my nan was a seamstress and my mum is an incredible knitter. As a child, I was part of the… Continue reading Sustainable Fashion: Changing The Conversation & Baby Steps for Change.

mental health · university

Fresher’s Pressure

So, Fresher’s Week is fast approaching. You may even be in the midst of it as you read this. Typically, Freshers is a week that is represented as a week (now sometimes two!) of drinking, club events which include dressing up, getting yourself into weird situations, getting with random people, living off tinned goods and… Continue reading Fresher’s Pressure

mental health

Is Mental Health Education in Schools a Good Thing?

This post originally took the form of an email to Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes in response to their conversation on the podcast The High Low. I have suffered from separation anxiety, which often isn’t talked about but, 4% of young people suffer from since childhood. For me it was a fear that if I… Continue reading Is Mental Health Education in Schools a Good Thing?

food · university

Student Eats: Chinese Sweetcorn Soup

Hello! In the last year, I’ve felt lost with my blogging and unsure of the direction I wanted this space to take. At its heart, Our Rose is a mental health and student blog, however, there is more to me than being the ‘anxious student who campaigns’. I’ve written more about this in this blog… Continue reading Student Eats: Chinese Sweetcorn Soup