Arabella Weir – I wish my parents hadn’t…

I wish my parents hadn’t made me feel that how I looked was linked to…


“I wish my parents hadn’t made me feel that how I looked was linked to how much they loved me. But I do also see how hard it must be to see your child pile on the pounds and trust they’ll find their own way back to a healthy weight.”
-Arabella Weir

Arabella Weir – Look, I want what’s good…

Look, I want what’s good for everybody. I want to promote good state education for…


“Look, I want what’s good for everybody. I want to promote good state education for all. I want to raise standards for all kids, irrespective of race and class but why can’t they all just do what I say when I know I’m right?”
-Arabella Weir

Arabella Weir – There is so much that…

There is so much that is positive, wonderful even, about state schools. At a state…


“There is so much that is positive, wonderful even, about state schools. At a state school your kids will learn to live alongside and appreciate other kids from many diverse and different cultures.”
-Arabella Weir

Arabella Weir – In the 20 long, hungry…

In the 20 long, hungry years between my late teens and late 30s I bought…


“In the 20 long, hungry years between my late teens and late 30s I bought in to virtually every new diet and/or exercise regime that hoved into view, particularly at this most vulnerable time for those of us prone to poor body image – a new year.”
-Arabella Weir

Arabella Weir – I know a lot of…

I know a lot of people fear the rougher types who might be at a…


“I know a lot of people fear the rougher types who might be at a state school, but surely it is better to know who they are and how to deal with them than for that kind of child to appear as a completely different species to yours.”
-Arabella Weir