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…

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,…

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’.…

Social media and consumerism.

I can spend hours getting lost on YouTube or Instagram. The ‘recommended videos’ section is never ending, as is the ‘Explore’ page, and I love finding little gems of accounts whose videos I find myself binge-watching and the photos that…

So… life, eh?

It’s been a while since I openly and honestly shared how my life is going right now. I don’t know why. Maybe I was just too consumed by it, trying to swim whilst the fear of drowning hung over me…

“You’re boring.”

I was in Boots. I remember browsing the new L’Oreal masks when a gentleman from Australia approached me. He thought I looked nice, he said, and he wanted to just give it a try and chat to me. I could…

Networking as an introvert.

I enjoy a good ‘What it’s like to be an introvert’ article. A collection of memes from Tumblr and Twitter, a doodle on Instagram and my thumb double-tabs the screen quicker than you can say ‘Sorry, I’ve got plans already’.…