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.

Ginger is back

  Yesterday I had my first haircut and colour in nearly a year after cutting it short, then shaving it, then having chemo all through the summer of 2014 and then it finally growing back […]

Mar, 11

Bald (not drunk) in public

Okay I lied about not being drunk in public. I did it, I finally went out in public wig-less and headgear-less for the first time since shaving my head in June 2014 (before chemo started). […]

Feb, 11

My ginger frakey fringey (fake fringe)

  Still unable to find a ginger wig anywhere near my hair colour before the shave, I thought I would have a go at making some fake fringes to wear under my headscarf’s. I bought […]

Sep, 14

Ginger hair spiders nest

  At least the spiders are making good use of my hair loss, just found this dangling off a spiders web at my mums house.

Jul, 04

Goodbye left ginger sideburn

  Bye bye ginger left sideburn I think Brookwood Cemetery is a very fitting resting place for my hair that started to fall out this lunchtime on our picnic (and don’t ask why we were […]

Jul, 02

The kindness of others

  Now this ginger wig is more like it! I’m incredibly touched at the kindness of others by this amazing mystery wig landing on my doorstep earlier. I was feeling pretty miserable watching our neighbours […]

Jun, 24

A wig called Brenda

After trying on a variety of wigs in the wig shop, I soon discovered that they all made me look like a librarian called Brenda and none of them came in a shade anywhere close […]

Jun, 03