Kat Brown

Entries by Kat Brown

Depression is a Killer: It Needs Rebranding

(53) Comments | Posted 10 November 2011 | (22:00)

At 11am today, like a lot of people I will be observing the two-minute silence. And later this afternoon I will be silent again, at the funeral of my schoolfriend S, who killed herself because of depression.

She didn't fight in wars, but she made the world - my world...

Read Post

Writing For Free Doesn't Have To Mean Betrayal

(18) Comments | Posted 6 July 2011 | (15:11)

When I said, with a glowing "Oh ho!", that the Huffington Post had asked me to blog for them, I received minimal "Oh ho" back. "Write about unpaid journalism," snarked my Twitterfeed, apparently confusing writing the odd piece with being put in a sweatshop and lashed until a Pulitzer came...

Read Post