5 things that have recently made me happy #2

About a month ago, I published a post called ‘5 things that have recently made me happy’. I really enjoyed collecting positive aspects of my life and thought I would turn this into a monthly series! So, without further ado,…

Let’s stop worrying about numbers.

The numbers after the £/$/€ sign in your bank account. The numbers that translate to a weight showing on the scales when you step on them. The amount of candles on your birthday cake. The combination of digits as you…

My winter skincare routine 2017.

I love a good skincare routine. Before I got into makeup, I was into skin- and bodycare and I still love it a lot. My skin’s changed quite a bit over the years and I have mentioned my three of…

My favourite blogs at the moment.

I’m not going to lie, I had fallen out of love with the blogging world a little bit. Nothing seemed to inspire me anymore; all content across social media, whether that’s blog posts or Instagram, seemed the same and it…

Why 27 is the age at which I finally start not giving a …

Let’s rewind to 2011. I’m on Tumblr, of course I am, reblogging to my heart’s content, doing those mysterious “Read more” posts and marvelling at beautiful people with much more followers than myself. I’ve built up a somewhat okay-ish amount…

Oh, yeah, I’m meant to write a novel this month.

I discovered NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in August this year. It was the first time I looked into writing competitions and contests and the first time I considered branching out into the world of creative writing. Public creative writing,…

Stratford upon Avon in 48 hours.

A two hour train ride from London lies Stratford upon Avon, a quaint little town near the Cotswolds, best known for being William Shakespeare’s home town. A man whose work I adore and have done for so many years; it…

What Vlogtober has shown me.

I could just paste the lyrics to a song here which would probably describe my situation perfectly, but then that would be cheating, wouldn’t it? My friend Jason and his band Montroze put everything I could ever say about myself…

On constantly restricting ourselves.

I was lying in bed, looking through Netflix, trying to decide what to watch. There were numerous films, shows and documentaries on my list but nothing really tickled my fancy until I came across a film called ‘Deck the Halls’.…