Mental Health Mondays: Jaime Burchardt

I’m so happy to be kicking off Mental Health Mondays with a personal essay from someone I really admire. Jaime is a filmmaker and founder of the brilliant Share A Scare campaign, which gives back to some charities. Thank you to Jaime for feeling able to open up and share his relationship with his self-described ‘cinema warrior’. None of this has been edited by me, … Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Jaime Burchardt

Introducing: Mental Health Mondays

Earlier today I wrote a tweet introducing you to my new column, but I thought it was right to do a full blog post so you can understand exactly where I’m going with this. There’s only so much you can say on Twitter! What is Mental Health Mondays? For a while, I’ve been thinking of a way to open up a conversation and allow other … Continue reading Introducing: Mental Health Mondays

LGTH Podcast Episode 7: Mental Health and Films (w/ Mal Jutley)

The podcast is back! Thanks again so much for your patience, I know it was a fairly long break but I’m excited to be clogging the airwaves with my northern accent once again. Hooray! This time, it was a pleasure to speak to Mal about Mental Health and Films. Beyond this, we discussed his days working at Blockbuster, why he hates Titanic, and the fresh … Continue reading LGTH Podcast Episode 7: Mental Health and Films (w/ Mal Jutley)

Time To Talk Day 2019 | Why creating a film blog changed my life

This isn’t hyperbole: Lucy Goes to Hollywood really did change my life. In fact, a few years ago it didn’t exist. The idea hadn’t even crossed my mind. It seems so strange to think that one of the darkest times in my life helped me to create something I love so dearly, and go on to meet a community of many like-minded people. People that I’d happily … Continue reading Time To Talk Day 2019 | Why creating a film blog changed my life

Short Film Saturdays: “Anxiety”

Rating: ★★★★★ This week, I’m taking a look at a short film that really resonated with me. I recently put up a tweet letting you guys know that I was struggling with some mental health issues, and I was overwhelmed by the amount of love and support I received from everyone. It seemed fitting that today I should review Anxiety, a film that perfectly depicts what it’s like … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: “Anxiety”

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”: My surprising new Netflix obsession

There are no signs. Life doesn’t happen to you, you make decisions. And right now, I’m deciding to move forward with my life. Rating: ★★★★ I was first introduced to Crazy Ex-Girlfriend during a sleepover with a few friends. It is, undoubtedly, a great show to binge over a few cocktails and snacks due to its lighthearted nature and musical numbers. But I had no idea that … Continue reading “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”: My surprising new Netflix obsession

“They’re all gonna laugh at you!” – Social Anxiety and Blogging

  The above quote was taken from Carrie (1976). I thought it was fitting.  – I appreciate this blog entry is different to my usual content, but I wanted to share a little more about my personal life with you all. For those who also suffer from social anxiety, you’ll definitely understand that it interferes with your life in many ways. It can’t be switched off, and … Continue reading “They’re all gonna laugh at you!” – Social Anxiety and Blogging