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.

The ice cream (bucket) challenge

I am so sick of seeing the ‘jump on the band wagon’ phenomenon of the ice bucket challenge smeared all over my Facebook news feed. A lot of the posts I am seeing don’t even […]

Aug, 24

A step too far… pyjamas in public

This is actually happening. I’m one of those people that goes out in public wearing pyjamas.

Aug, 22

Attack of the singing rubber Christmas moose head

My first time out the house in weeks and within two minutes I have managed to purchase a singing rubber Christmas moose head.

Aug, 21

Food from friends

I’m a very lucky girl this week. I’m feeling particularly rubbish as I’m halfway through chemo now and it’s really hit me hard. Thank god for my amazing friends… my friend Mary cooked me the […]

Aug, 20

To cakefinity and beyond

It was one of my best friends birthdays so I baked her a planet cake. It was rather cathartic sitting there clumsily trying trying to recreate the solar system to scale from royal white icing!

Aug, 20

Another day, another chemo!

All my drugs change today for this second half of treatment so a whole new world of side effects to look forward to! Plus I’m about to start injections of a different drug that I […]

Aug, 19

Canadian goodness

A thank you to my brother and his girlfriend who kindly bought me back some goodies from Canada. I shall use the dried goji berries in my attempts at making energy balls!

Aug, 18