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  • A BEGINNER TRIES: SWIMMING IN A PUBLIC POOL

    A BEGINNER TRIES: SWIMMING IN A PUBLIC POOL
  • ARE DISNEY PRINCESSES REALLY SUCH DISASTROUS ROLE MODELS?

    ARE DISNEY PRINCESSES REALLY SUCH DISASTROUS ROLE MODELS?
  • SHOULD COMPANIES BE ALLOWED TO ‘GIVEAWAY’ COSMETIC SURGERY ON INSTAGRAM?

    SHOULD COMPANIES BE ALLOWED TO ‘GIVEAWAY’ COSMETIC SURGERY ON INSTAGRAM?
  • I’VE DECIDED TO RUN A MARATHON

    I’VE DECIDED TO RUN A MARATHON
  • I AM NOT MY MOOD.

    I AM NOT MY MOOD.
  • I’VE CHANGED A LOT, AND NOW I’D LIKE TO WELCOME …

    I’VE CHANGED A LOT, AND NOW I’D LIKE TO WELCOME BACK THE OLD ME…
  • 12 LIFE LESSONS WE ALL LEARNT FROM MEAN GIRLS

    12 LIFE LESSONS WE ALL LEARNT FROM MEAN GIRLS
  • THE GOOD THAT COMES FROM GIVING THINGS UP

    THE GOOD THAT COMES FROM GIVING THINGS UP
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
WHAT HAVE I ACHIEVED THIS YEAR?

WHAT HAVE I ACHIEVED THIS YEAR?

What have I achieved this year? TOP: TOPSHOP (if you’ve got boobies, buy a size up – this is a 10 and wayyy too tight, … View Post
LONELINESS ONLINE

LONELINESS ONLINE

Time and time again I am struck by the overwhelming feelings of loneliness I encounter online. In spite of the fact we are more … View Post
LEARNING THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING (ON MY NEGATIVE DAYS)

LEARNING THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING (ON MY NEGATIVE DAYS)

When I woke up this morning, I was not feeling particularly positive. SHOES | DUNGAREES (similar) | TOP (similar) | GLASSES You see, I am ~almost~ ill … View Post
DEBATING THE ISSUES THAT MAKE YOU WANT TO CRY

DEBATING THE ISSUES THAT MAKE YOU WANT TO CRY

I love a healthy debate as much as the next over-zealous millennial, but sometimes I find myself debating issues that make me want to … View Post
TESS HOLIDAY’S COSMOPOLITAN COVER AND THE INTERNET’S HORRIBLE REACTION

TESS HOLIDAY’S COSMOPOLITAN COVER AND THE INTERNET’S HORRIBLE REACTION

Earlier this week it was announced that Tess Holiday was going to be the next Cosmopolitan cover girl. The American plus size model put … View Post
LET’S TALK ABOUT INTIMIDATING GYM CLASSES

LET’S TALK ABOUT INTIMIDATING GYM CLASSES

I talk a lot about intimidating gym classes. This is rather impressive really, when you realise that I very rarely actually go to all … View Post
THE REALITIES OF MAKING YOUR HOUSE INTO A HOME

THE REALITIES OF MAKING YOUR HOUSE INTO A HOME

I cannot be the only one that fantasised about my “grownup home” when I was younger. Not helped by every Hollywood film ever, I … View Post