Podcast Episode 2 – Bodies and Performing with Miss Mustardseed

On this episode of the podcast devoted to mental health and creativity, Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose are joined by troupe member Miss Mustardseed: a critical care nurse and key worker by day; creative by night. We chat about how the pandemic is affecting her life and mental health, eating disorder recovery, and how creativity has become a vital outlet for her (along with roller derby and binging Try Guys videos).

I am Woman, Watch Me Pirouette

I had to get over my fear of asking for help, because I needed help with everything. Asking for help is hard for men I know, there’s an expectation that they can handle it all. But it’s hard as a woman because we always feel that we have to prove that we don’t need help from anybody, that we’re not delicate flowers that need protecting. It was so hard being ‘weak’.