THOUGHTS FROM THE FESTIVE GOOCH.

THOUGHTS FROM THE FESTIVE GOOCH.

We currently find ourselves situated smack bang in the middle of the festive gooch. A gooch, for those of you that don’t know, … View Post
SOME THOUGHTS ON BEING ‘UN-FUN’ AT THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR.

SOME THOUGHTS ON BEING ‘UN-FUN’ AT THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR.

It’s not something that anyone wants to admit to; being ‘un-fun’. On the mental checklist of things that we all aspire to, being ‘… View Post
REACHING SATURATION POINT: OUR PHONES, THE NEWS & TOO MUCH INFORMATION

REACHING SATURATION POINT: OUR PHONES, THE NEWS & TOO MUCH INFORMATION

I can’t remember the last time I read a piece of writing through to the end without noticing a lapse in my concentration, … View Post
ON THE HUNT FOR MY HAPPY PLACE

ON THE HUNT FOR MY HAPPY PLACE

What does your happy place look like? I get asked this quite a lot, mostly by therapists, I’ll admit, and I’m not … View Post
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
SOME THOUGHTS ON BEING MY OWN TOUGHEST CRITIC

SOME THOUGHTS ON BEING MY OWN TOUGHEST CRITIC

I am absolutely terrible at taking criticism. A bad trait in the best of people, a catastrophe if you, like me, are your own … View Post
EMBRACING JEALOUSY AND USING IT AS A MEANS OF FINDING INSPIRATION

EMBRACING JEALOUSY AND USING IT AS A MEANS OF FINDING INSPIRATION

For as long as I can remember, I have considered jealousy to be an ugly emotion. One of the deadly sins to escape Pandora’… View Post
ASPIRATIONAL OR RELATABLE: WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

ASPIRATIONAL OR RELATABLE: WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

As Britain gains a new princess, people all over the world are using Megan Markle’s story as a means with which to reassure … View Post
SOME THOUGHTS ON THE ROYAL WEDDING

SOME THOUGHTS ON THE ROYAL WEDDING

I absolutely loved the last royal wedding. When Kate and Wills got married I helped my teachers decorate the school in Union Jack bunting (… View Post
I TRY TOO HARD TO MAKE PEOPLE LIKE ME

I TRY TOO HARD TO MAKE PEOPLE LIKE ME

I really like to be liked. Try to find me a person that doesn’t. In the same way that I’m yet to … View Post