2017 favourites: Beauty.

Although I don’t write about it all too often, I absolutely love trying new beauty products. Pretty much every time I pop into town, I have to have a snoop around the makeup counters in Boots and Superdrug, and although…

What 2017 has taught me.

2017 has been one heck of a challenging year. I feel like I have had so many obstacles to overcome and so many demons to face, that sometimes I absolutely cannot believe that certain events happened this year and aren’t…

5 things that have recently made me happy #3

Welcome to the third and 2017’s final installment of ‘5 things that have recently made me happy’! We’re only a mere few days away from Christmas and to be honest, I could happily list this as all of the five…

Six months into self-employment: A resume.

Today marks exactly six months since I moved away from London. My last day at my office job was the 9th of June, and so I have been self-employed for six months now. I don’t really know how it’s already…

Looking back on my New Year’s resolutions.

Photos by Pippa O’Neill Photography   When I went into 2017, I set myself no less than 20 New Year’s resolutions. I will admit that that was a bit ambitious from the get-go and some might say I was prone…

I am not apologising for ‘no makeup’-days anymore, and you shouldn’…

In today’s society, there is an overwhelming pressure on women to always look radiant, glowy and youthful, no matter the circumstances. Undereye circles, spots or even a round face shape get frowned upon; we are expected to conceal, contour and…

The book I re-read every Christmas.

You know how sometimes, you stumble upon something unexpectedly and it becomes your new favourite? It can be a jumper, a musician or a book; and it sticks with your for years to come. A few years ago, it must…

A little experiment for a better night’s sleep.

My sleep is very much affected by what and how much is going on in my life. It seems that everything I successfully suppress during the day manifests when I close my eyes and has given me quite a few…

Four British habits I can’t wrap my head around.

I told you about the British habits I’ve internalised quite well and although I think for the most part, I am not exactly sticking out like a sore thumb, there are a few things which I still can’t quite wrap…