In conversation with Ella Greenwood: mental health and the film industry

Ella Greenwood is a 19-year-old British actress and filmmaker. She works as a mental health activist and is an ambassador for teen mental health charity, stem4. We caught up with Ella to interview her about campaigning for better representation of mental health in the media and getting into the film industry as a woman.

SadGirl 2020: a year in review. Part 1

As a graduate, it’s not uncommon to place yourself under what feels like an unsurmountable level of pressure to find a job. But what happens when you land a new position, only to be plunged into working from home? This is the first part of Katie’s year in review.

Dating a ghost

Spending so much time alone in lockdown has created a strange phenomenon when it comes to dating. In the absence of touch, our minds have relied on imaginations to the point where even real life now feels substituted by a dream. This is a short story about a date and the feeling of being surrounded by ghosts.

UTWHYYYYY?! – Part 1

I had my first UTI at aged 2 and a half, and ever since then I’ve continued to have the same problems. UTI’s have become a constant in my life, and this is my journey of diagnosis and medication.

To the man down the road (a poem)

When out walking the dog, what happens if a stranger says hello? What if they try to push the conversation, and won’t stop? This is poem that discusses the strangely guilty feeling we have when we don’t feel safe in the persistent company of a stranger on the street.