University wasn’t right for me, and that’s okay

I had an unremarkable childhood – it was normal, I went to primary school and I enjoyed it, I went to high school and I hated it. I assumed university was the next choice, as that’s just what’s done. You do the whole education thing and then, when you’re in…

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Fighting back against acne with the help of French skincare (and more)

I know what you’re thinking – she sure does natter on about her skin and her acne a lot doesn’t she?! She sure does. And it’s not about to stop. Over New Year, my skin through a massive strop and I was bombarded with a never-ending cycle of cystic acne.…

Developing my personal style

I always go through these phases where I’m determined to be different; I want to stand out and have pieces that nobody else has. And then I see a pair of boots that are totally on trend from Missguided and they are destined to be mine. I’ve come to realise…

Why I hated retail, and why I love my office job

I used to see people complain about their office jobs all the time, they seemed to be widely hated, but I, from my little retail bubble, was always envious of people in office jobs. Sure, it’s not the most glamorous of settings and it’s not what people tend to aim…

Upping my everything game in 2018

I know, I know, ANOTHER post saying how 2018 is gonna be a good year and 2018 is gonna be the year I ‘up my game’. But I’ve come in to this year with a new wave of determination and the best way to motivate yourself is to share your…

Daily blogging with a full time job: how i did it

Blogging is hard. You are your own manager (unless you’re big time), HR department and employee of the month (most of the time). Add a whole other separate job onto that with a different manager and an employee of the month who is likely not you, and you’ve got yourself…

Behind the instagram: outtakes from Paris

We all know how difficult it is to get that perfect instagram shot, there’s normally around 20 minutes of uhm-ing and ahh-ing at the photos before deciding you need more (much to the enjoyment of your photographer). It’s difficult to remember that everything you see has been meticulously filtered and…