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  • THE FUTURE OF BLOGGING AND WHY WE HAVE TO PROTECT IT FROM …

    THE FUTURE OF BLOGGING AND WHY WE HAVE TO PROTECT IT FROM INSTAGRAM
  • AN ACCIDENTAL SOBER OCTOBER AND WHAT IT TAUGHT ME ABOUT DRINKING

    AN ACCIDENTAL SOBER OCTOBER AND WHAT IT TAUGHT ME ABOUT DRINKING
  • LET’S TALK ABOUT FOFO.

    LET’S TALK ABOUT FOFO.
  • LIVING GLUTEN FREE AND THE NIMA GLUTEN SENSOR

    LIVING GLUTEN FREE AND THE NIMA GLUTEN SENSOR
  • THE PRETTY NORMAL ME BOOK BAG: NOVEMBER 2018

    THE PRETTY NORMAL ME BOOK BAG: NOVEMBER 2018
  • A BEGINNER TRIES: SPINNING AT PSYCLE LONDON

    A BEGINNER TRIES: SPINNING AT PSYCLE LONDON
  • A GENERATION RACKED WITH GUILT: PLASTIC STRAWS, VEGANISM & FAST FASHION

    A GENERATION RACKED WITH GUILT: PLASTIC STRAWS, VEGANISM & FAST FASHION
  • A BEGINNER TRIES: SWIMMING IN A PUBLIC POOL

    A BEGINNER TRIES: SWIMMING IN A PUBLIC POOL
THE FUTURE OF BLOGGING AND WHY WE HAVE TO PROTECT IT FROM INSTAGRAM

THE FUTURE OF BLOGGING AND WHY WE HAVE TO PROTECT IT FROM INSTAGRAM

It’s an entirely weird industry, the blogging industry. Despite the fact that I have blogged for four years now, (four years this month, … View Post
AN ACCIDENTAL SOBER OCTOBER AND WHAT IT TAUGHT ME ABOUT DRINKING

AN ACCIDENTAL SOBER OCTOBER AND WHAT IT TAUGHT ME ABOUT DRINKING

I did not voluntarily partake in ‘Sober October.’ In fact, strictly speaking, I didn’t officially complete it this year. I only actually realised … View Post
LET’S TALK ABOUT FOFO.

LET’S TALK ABOUT FOFO.

I have FOFO. No, I’m not admitting to an embarrassing gynaecological condition. FOFO stands for Fear Of Finding Out and HELLO, self diagnosed … View Post
LIVING GLUTEN FREE AND THE NIMA GLUTEN SENSOR

LIVING GLUTEN FREE AND THE NIMA GLUTEN SENSOR

Hello, me and my dodgy stomach here again, this time talking about life with a gluten intolerance. Studies suggest that at present, 1 in 133 people … View Post
THE PRETTY NORMAL ME BOOK BAG: NOVEMBER 2018

THE PRETTY NORMAL ME BOOK BAG: NOVEMBER 2018

Hellooo, it’s your resident life-gets-in-the-way-a-bit-too-often-but-god-do-I-love-reading book lover here, with a list of cracking books currently filling my book bag for you to get … View Post
A BEGINNER TRIES: SPINNING AT PSYCLE LONDON

A BEGINNER TRIES: SPINNING AT PSYCLE LONDON

Welcome back to my ‘beginner tries’ series, where this week on the agenda is an hour sweating my tits off at one of Psycle … View Post
A GENERATION RACKED WITH GUILT: PLASTIC STRAWS, VEGANISM & FAST FASHION

A GENERATION RACKED WITH GUILT: PLASTIC STRAWS, VEGANISM & FAST FASHION

“Oh no straw for me thank you, I’m really passionate about not murdering turtles”. I turn back to my friend, smug, having just … View Post
A BEGINNER TRIES: SWIMMING IN A PUBLIC POOL

A BEGINNER TRIES: SWIMMING IN A PUBLIC POOL

Hello and welcome to a new series I’m bringing to the blog: “a beginner tries...” which, funnily enough, will involve me, the beginner, … View Post
ARE DISNEY PRINCESSES REALLY SUCH DISASTROUS ROLE MODELS?

ARE DISNEY PRINCESSES REALLY SUCH DISASTROUS ROLE MODELS?

Battle stations guys, quick quick, prepare for a fight. For THE fight. The loony left wing feminist folk are here again and this time … View Post
SHOULD COMPANIES BE ALLOWED TO ‘GIVEAWAY’ COSMETIC SURGERY ON INSTAGRAM?

SHOULD COMPANIES BE ALLOWED TO ‘GIVEAWAY’ COSMETIC SURGERY ON INSTAGRAM?

Yes, you DID read that right: there are companies out there offering free cosmetic surgery to Instagram users as a prizes for entering their … View Post
I’VE DECIDED TO RUN A MARATHON

I’VE DECIDED TO RUN A MARATHON

I’ve decided to run a marathon. No, you’re not dreaming and no, I’m not drunk: yesterday I signed up to run … View Post
I AM NOT MY MOOD.

I AM NOT MY MOOD.

For as long as I can remember, the word ‘mood’ has had a string of negative connotations attached to it. Being ‘moody’ was something … View Post
I’VE CHANGED A LOT, AND NOW I’D LIKE TO WELCOME BACK THE OLD ME…

I’VE CHANGED A LOT, AND NOW I’D LIKE TO WELCOME BACK THE OLD ME…

I have changed, a lot, and I really miss the person that I used to be. When I started this blog I did it … View Post
12 LIFE LESSONS WE ALL LEARNT FROM MEAN GIRLS

12 LIFE LESSONS WE ALL LEARNT FROM MEAN GIRLS

Hello and happy Mean Girls Day! Yes, it’s October 3rd, and yes, it’s Wednesday, so obviously I’m wearing pink in celebration. … View Post
THE GOOD THAT COMES FROM GIVING THINGS UP

THE GOOD THAT COMES FROM GIVING THINGS UP

I am an expert at giving things up. I’m a professional quitter, if you like. I’ve given so much up over the … View Post
MY FRIENDS AND I CANCEL ON EACH OTHER ALL THE TIME – WHEN DID WE ALL BECOME SO FLAKEY?

MY FRIENDS AND I CANCEL ON EACH OTHER ALL THE TIME – WHEN DID WE ALL BECOME SO FLAKEY?

For most of us, there is very little above friends and the relationships we have with them on our list of priorities. We’re … View Post
THE STIGMA SURROUNDING OBESITY WAS NOTHING LIKE WHAT I EXPERIENCED AS A SMOKER

THE STIGMA SURROUNDING OBESITY WAS NOTHING LIKE WHAT I EXPERIENCED AS A SMOKER

Obesity has become the ‘concern’ of an awful lot of people recently. After plus-size model Tess Holliday was announced as Cosmopolitan’s October cover … View Post
A LOOK BACK AT MY *TERRIBLE* FASHION OVER THE LAST TEN YEARS

A LOOK BACK AT MY *TERRIBLE* FASHION OVER THE LAST TEN YEARS

There was a time, not that long ago, when I’d have put little more thought into my fashion choices, of a morning, than … View Post
FRIENDS OR FOLLOWERS? LET’S TALK ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIPS WE FORM ONLINE

FRIENDS OR FOLLOWERS? LET’S TALK ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIPS WE FORM ONLINE

I am incredibly invested in my online relationships. Yes I realise that this sentence has me sounding like a professional Catfisher, or a web-cam … View Post
WHY DO MEN CONGRATULATE ME ON BEING FUNNY?

WHY DO MEN CONGRATULATE ME ON BEING FUNNY?

Being funny is of real importance to me. Growing up I was fed the narrative that THE most important thing was to make people … View Post