Introducing: My Family

Black Sheep

No matter what, family will always be family. It can be a good thing or it can be a bad thing, there’s nothing you can do about it. In my case it’s a bad thing. Of all the problems I had growing up, communicating was one of them. Not simply because I’m from a traditional-thinking Chinese family and I naively ignored the chance to learn Chinese properly (I was born here in the UK, why would I need to know Chinese? Well, that’s what I thought) but also my parents had a restricted view on the world.Read More »

My Beloved Eating Disorder


As it’s currently Eating Disorder Awareness Week, I thought it would be a good time to revisit what I went through, based on what I’ve discovered about myself recently.

Growing up, I struggled a lot. I was bullied for being Chinese, I was socially awkward (I still am) and had a really strict dad. I didn’t have many friends and I had trouble communicating with those around me. There was a lot about the world and my own life that I didn’t understand when I was a kid. I ignored it.Read More »