The Duchess of Cornwall Speech on Domestic Violence

A fantastic speech about Domestic Violence by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. I particularly loved that she had admitted it might even be happening among her own friends, unbeknownst to her. Statements like that, help alleviate the shame some have made me feel. The Duchess of Cornwall’s Speech on Domestic Violence Source: The Royal Family’s Channel

When Is It Enough?

When is it enough? What more was Hannah supposed to do, to protect herself and her children? The horrific murder of Hannah Baxter and her children in Queensland, should be a watershed moment, instead it is barely a ripple, whilst everybody rushes around panicking about toilet paper. I found an interesting blogpost today on the …

My Message

Why do I sit here and write my nonsense? Partially to remind myself, who I am and partially to tell all of you, who I am. I was a headstrong, independent career woman, who came from a caring, if not perfect family. I still wound up in a domestically-abusive relationship, As Rosie Batty has said, …

Never Assume…

Another totally horrific family violence tragedy here in Australia. Never assume if you are leaving a toxic relationship. Please know that I never judge victims of family violence. Victim-blaming makes my blood boil – so much so that I interrupted a legal student seminar to put my point across (not that it got me anywhere). …