NINE MONTHS WITHOUT DRINKING AND WHAT IT TAUGHT ME ABOUT MY RELATIONSHIP WITH ALCOHOL

NINE MONTHS WITHOUT DRINKING AND WHAT IT TAUGHT ME ABOUT MY RELATIONSHIP WITH ALCOHOL

At the beginning of July I drank myself drunk for the first time in nine months. By anyone’s standards (aside from those of … View Post
THE VERY POSITIVE PESSIMIST: IN DEFENCE OF PESSIMISM

THE VERY POSITIVE PESSIMIST: IN DEFENCE OF PESSIMISM

Try as I might to live optimistically, to shit glitter and bask below rainbows, I have recently come to accept that it is pessimism … View Post
WITHOUT THEM I COULDN’T WALK: THIS IS A SHOUT OUT TO MY LEGS.

WITHOUT THEM I COULDN’T WALK: THIS IS A SHOUT OUT TO MY LEGS.

Without them I couldn’t walk: a shout out to my legs. I don’t like the way my knees look, I have such … View Post
ON FEELING FLAT

ON FEELING FLAT

I blame it on the moon, on my hormones or my period. On how much I am sleeping, on how much coffee I have … View Post
THE AFTER THE HOLIDAY ANXIETY…

THE AFTER THE HOLIDAY ANXIETY…

After two weeks of shamelessly #livingmybestlife on holiday (but mostly on Instagram, let’s be honest), I am home. And I am riddled with … View Post
ON BEING “BOSSY”.

ON BEING “BOSSY”.

For as long as I can remember, I have been described as being “bossy”. It’s a word that I’ve heard countless times, … View Post
PLEASE, PICK UP YOUR PHONE.

PLEASE, PICK UP YOUR PHONE.

I have always loved the phone. TRAINERS: OFFICE £18 (AFF LINK)TIGHTS: ASOS £7.50 (AFF LINK) My love affair started as a child, before the smart … View Post
HAPPY GALENTINE’S DAY

HAPPY GALENTINE’S DAY

Happy Galentine’s Day! If you’re new to the phenomenon, welcome! Depending on how you choose to look at it, this is either … View Post
THE MENTAL EXHAUSTION OF LIVING WITH A CONFUSING CHRONIC ILLNESS.

THE MENTAL EXHAUSTION OF LIVING WITH A CONFUSING CHRONIC ILLNESS.

On Friday I was given a diagnosis for an illness that I have struggled with, on and off, for just over four years. If … View Post
A QUICK LOOK BACK ON MY ANXIETIES OF 2018

A QUICK LOOK BACK ON MY ANXIETIES OF 2018

For an anxiety sufferer, often the relief that comes with the end of one year is comparable only to the sense of foreboding that … View Post
WHAT GIVING MEANS TO ME

WHAT GIVING MEANS TO ME

If you’ve found yourself here in the hope of reading something ~scandalous~ about blowjobs and my penchant for sexual generosity, I’m sorry … 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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