Budgeting 101: How to save some pennies.

If there’s one thing my dad has taught me really well, it’s budgeting. I like to think that I’m pretty good with money – with the occasional exception, because I’m only human – and somehow made it possible to move…

When life gives you lemons.

This is not exactly the first blog post I had in mind after my August hiatus. This wasn’t written or scheduled until a few days ago. But life gave me lemons – and quite bitter ones at that. When I…

Bare with me: A blog refurbishment.

       photos by Vix Meldrew   Guys. GUYS. I am enlightened. You know sometimes, you’re so stuck with something that you can’t see clearly anymore. In German, we say “One can’t see the forest because of all the…

Stomach bugs and kitchen works: A very quick update.

  Hello, hello! Long time no speak, eh? I just wanted to quickly pop on here to say that I am still around and have not given up on the blog. Life took some little unexpected turns recently and so…

Three’s a crowd: a blog birthday.

This little corner of the internet turns three years old today. It is the longest I’ve ever kept a blog up and I’m well proud of my stamina. I’ve also completely fallen in love with my little space of the…

An amicable breakup.

  As I’m typing this, I’m sat on coach A1 from London Victoria to Luton airport. It’s 12:30pm and I’ve been on a mission to catch a flight home since 9am. Why I don’t fly from Gatwick if I live…

Did you know I’m on YouTube?

  Sooooo, I may or may not have dabbled into the world of YouTube. I’ve been toying with the idea of going on YouTube for about three to four years now but I’ve never felt confident enough. I still think…

Beauty taboo topics: Dandruff.

There are some topics that I never see addressed in the beauty world. One of them is dandruff. However, dandruff is actually a very common problem. Whether it’s caused by stress, weather or skin conditions, it’s uncomfortable and whilst the…

Silly season.

  It is no secret that summer is my least favourite season. I’m an autumn girl, I love Christmas and the first few days of spring but summer, I just cannot deal with. Lately, I’ve been feeling a bit uninspired…