My face is in print | Claire Morley Q&A with Beat Magazine

A passion for doggos, Charlie Brown and an inherent hatred of the patriarchy and peanut butter, these were the questions the guys at Beat had to ask me, for a change. Continue reading My face is in print | Claire Morley Q&A with Beat Magazine

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Would the real Claire Varley please stand up?

Take a minute to absorb that headline, if you will. I am aware that it is the best I’ve written in my career thus far, and possibly the best I ever will write. As a journalist, my byline is everything. My name is my brand, but that brand is not quite as unique as some. I am a writer and journalism student, with about three … Continue reading Would the real Claire Varley please stand up?

To the friends of a person living with a chronic illness (in this case, me)

Dear friend, I know when you first met me, you had no idea what went on beneath my skin. I know that the first time I told you I was having surgery, or the first time you asked about my scars and you heard just how many operations I’ve had, it came as an almighty shock. Especially because I’m so pedantic about hiding my chronic illness … Continue reading To the friends of a person living with a chronic illness (in this case, me)