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
LET’S TALK ABOUT THE “TINDER PRANK” RIFE WITH DOUBLE STANDARDS

LET’S TALK ABOUT THE “TINDER PRANK” RIFE WITH DOUBLE STANDARDS

Earlier this week I saw a thread on Twitter from a guy telling the story of how he matched with a girl on Tinder, … View Post
GETTING THE HANG OF UN-OVERTHINKING

GETTING THE HANG OF UN-OVERTHINKING

I am a Jedi-master of overthinking. I am fantastic at it, fanatical about it. Overthinking is my jam. It is what I was put … View Post
GOING ON HOLIDAY WHEN YOU HAVE IBS

GOING ON HOLIDAY WHEN YOU HAVE IBS

As I have talked about a few (million) times before, I suffer with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS as us in the know call … View Post
SOME THOUGHTS ON TURNING 24

SOME THOUGHTS ON TURNING 24

For those of you that don’t follow me on Instagram, I turned 24 on Saturday. (Dress: Dancing Leopard) Yes, I now have less than 365 … View Post
FALLING BACK INTO PLACE WITH MY BEST FRIEND AFTER THREE YEARS OF HARDLY SPEAKING

FALLING BACK INTO PLACE WITH MY BEST FRIEND AFTER THREE YEARS OF HARDLY SPEAKING

When I was 16 I met a girl that, in a matter of hours, became one of my best ever friends. She had thick black … View Post
GETTING INTO YOGA AFTER YEARS OF ASSUMING I’D HATE IT

GETTING INTO YOGA AFTER YEARS OF ASSUMING I’D HATE IT

When I think of yoga, I think of everything that I am not. Good balance, smooth hair, triceps, nice toenails, abs, zen, a person … View Post
GETTING BETTER AT DOING THINGS ON MY OWN

GETTING BETTER AT DOING THINGS ON MY OWN

As I write this I am sitting in a cafe all on my own. I’m one cup of coffee down and am currently … View Post
THE PRESSURE OF INTENSE FEMALE FRIENDSHIP

THE PRESSURE OF INTENSE FEMALE FRIENDSHIP

If rom-coms, Instagram and every book being published right now is anything to go by, there is nothing more important than the female friendship. … View Post