Photographer Elisabeth Van Aalderen was inspired to create the series when a girl complimented the pale patches on her skin, describing them as a “unique tattoo”.
Bercow, who attended a comprehensive school, said Eton-educated Cameron has the “most enormous, probably public-school-instilled, self-confidence”.
What if we spent our energy working to take the power away from 'ugly'?
The physical changes I've experienced from cancer treatment were soul-destroying – but I refuse to let this disease strip away my identity.
'Just nodding like an awkward potato.'
For many years I believed that I wasn't a very confident person. This was mainly based on the idea that I had of what confidence was. From school onwards we are taught that to be confident is to be the child that always puts their hand up in class, the one that volunteers to read the next chapter out loud in English lesson, or takes the lead in group activities.
What can we do as individuals to help improve the self-esteem of those around us? If you see someone or know of someone who is suffering with low self-esteem, here are some things that you can do to help them realise their worth.
I don't tend to talk about my own self-esteem issues often, if at all. I don't know if I'm the best person to give advice about it but I had this idea and I thought maybe if I could help one person, it would be worth it. Let's get started with things not to say.