The Malignant Ginger

I'm Jojogingerhead, a 31 year old artist & musician based in Brighton (UK) satirically documenting the highs and lows of my secondary triple negative breast cancer diagnosis. Trying to see the light in a dark and scary situation without using the words fight, battle, journey or survivor.

Let the juicing commence

My mum bought me a juicer. Today I tried it for the first time and discovered that turmeric stains EVERYTHING yellow. It looks like I have been applying fake tan to my ghostly white skin.

May, 30

A bad omen

  On my way to Haywards Heath Hospital this morning, I saw a headless teddy bear and a commode just sitting in the street. I didn’t take it as a sign of a bad omen […]

May, 28

Dude looks like a lady

Today I had an MRI scan at The Esperance Hospital in Eastbourne. The MRI scanner is so loud that they play you music down headphones to distract from the noise. I asked for heavy metal […]

May, 27

Cluck happy like a chicken

  As I sit in the pub waiting for my friends to arrive, this scrawled upon bar mat mocks me from the sticky dirty booze soaked table.

May, 22


It is Wednesday 21st May 2014 and today I was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer.    

May, 21