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Laura Chamberlain
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Tomorrow is ME awareness day. I have made a video diary of one “normal day” to try and show those who know me (and anyone else who is interested) what it is like living with ME on a day-to-day basis.

This was actually a pretty good day for me…

#MECFS #meawareness 
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I normally sleep ok (which I know is abnormal for ME sufferers) but last night was a bad one! 

My profile pic is the same! I think most of us do a pretty good job of covering up the signs of illness when we see others :)
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this is the right one! Love this
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Love this! Campaign to get "It's raining men" to No.1 after UKIP counsellor blamed recent floods on gay marriage 
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Which of last night's Golden Globe winners pass the Bechdel test?
Last night, the winners of the Golden Globes were announced, a much-awaited precursor to the Oscars, which will be taking place on March 2 2014. But how many of the winners pass the feminist Bechdel Test? Here are the r...
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Great to see ME getting a bit of publicity (that's the illness, not myself). America tonight interview Jen brea of +Canary in a Coal Mine

Part one below, part two here: alj.am/1khhXqu

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Two women are working to change attitudes about chronic fatigue syndrome –  a debilitating disease with a "lousy name."
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Scientists on their way to producing a male birth control pill, that doesn't affect hormones or long-term fertility

http://www.minds.com/blog/view/255747742771449856/the-male-birth-control-pill-is-coming
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This is a great little video about why the level of photo manipulation used on models is damaging to women. It also talks about kate Winslet and how she refuses to let her body be changed via photoshop (although i dont think shes opposed to skin touch ups etc)
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Turning my geneva blog into an all-encompassing personal one as we shall soon be returning, and here's the first new post :)
Tomorrow is my birthday. That day when you mark another year of your life by feeling disappointed that you feel exactly the same as you did yesterday: no older, no wiser. There are no dawning revel...
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I think this is my prompt to read more female-penned science fiction
A science fiction forum conversation reveals sexism is still rife among writers in the genre.
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That's not the right thing! I keep accidentally sharing the advert on a video rather than the video...I don't know how I'm doing that?!
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Infographic of the number of films that passed the #feminist   #Bechdeltest  in 2013, and how this compares to the previous two years #film   #women  
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In her circles
53 people
Have her in circles
106 people
fundl AO's profile photo
Mahesh Barot's profile photo
Sandeep Singh's profile photo
omar wagdy's profile photo
Adam Tinworth's profile photo
tanzeel rehman's profile photo
Chris Kunzler's profile photo
Guillermo alf's profile photo
Lidija Redovnikovic's profile photo
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Writer/ journalist
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  • self-employed
    Novelist, 2010 - present
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You would have to be half mad to dream me up
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I'm a writer/journalist from London. I am currently writing a dystopian sci-fi novel.
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I once jumped out of an air plane (with a parachute on)
Education
  • Kingston University
    Creative writing with Journalism, 2006 - 2009
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