MY SISTER WRITES ABOUT SHOPPING AS A PLUS SIZE GIRL.

MY SISTER WRITES ABOUT SHOPPING AS A PLUS SIZE GIRL.

Hello everyone! It’s me again, the less successful but far superior sister; Katya. I’m back on the blog to once again write … View Post
AN OPEN LETTER TO THE GIRL THAT HATES WHAT SHE SEES IN THE MIRROR

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE GIRL THAT HATES WHAT SHE SEES IN THE MIRROR

I saw you on Twitter last night, asking if you were the only one. I can’t be the only one who looks in … View Post
THE WORLD IS TOTALLY OBSESSED WITH INSTAGRAM, AND I’M BORED OF IT.

THE WORLD IS TOTALLY OBSESSED WITH INSTAGRAM, AND I’M BORED OF IT.

The world is totally obsessed with Instagram, and I’m bored of it. Not of the app. The app is bloody marvellous. Photography and … View Post
AS LONG AS WE CONTINUE TO SLUT SHAME, WE CAN NEVER BE EQUAL.

AS LONG AS WE CONTINUE TO SLUT SHAME, WE CAN NEVER BE EQUAL.

For as long as I can remember, I have lived in a slut shaming culture. I’m not proud to admit it, but at … View Post
WE CAN’T JUST SHAKE THIS OFF – LET’S TALK ABOUT THE TAYLOR SWIFT TRIAL

WE CAN’T JUST SHAKE THIS OFF – LET’S TALK ABOUT THE TAYLOR SWIFT TRIAL

EDIT: Since writing this, Taylor Swift has won the case against ex-radio DJ David Muller. She was awarded a symbolic $1 and in a statement … View Post
WHY CALLIE THORPE MUST NEVER STOP FIGHTING FOR HERSELF AND FOR GIRLS EVERYWHERE

WHY CALLIE THORPE MUST NEVER STOP FIGHTING FOR HERSELF AND FOR GIRLS EVERYWHERE

In April, plus size model, kick-ass blogger, total girl boss and all round hero of mine, Callie Thorpe ended up in Vogue. The photo … View Post
HERE WE WERE THINKING THAT THE BBC WANTED DIVERSITY, WHAT THEY WERE REALLY AFTER WAS A BARGAIN.

HERE WE WERE THINKING THAT THE BBC WANTED DIVERSITY, WHAT THEY WERE REALLY AFTER WAS A BARGAIN.

It seems the British Broadcasting Corporation are sexists. The BBC has, up until now, always presented itself as a leading organisation for diversity in … View Post
WHY I’M REALLY PLEASED THAT THE NEW DOCTOR WHO IS A WOMAN

WHY I’M REALLY PLEASED THAT THE NEW DOCTOR WHO IS A WOMAN

It was announced this weekend that Jodie Wittaker, yes, A WOMAN, has been cast by the BBC as Doctor Who’s 13th Time Lord. … View Post
YOUR MORALS VS YOUR MAKEUP

YOUR MORALS VS YOUR MAKEUP

When it comes to your makeup bag, how good are your morals?   This week I found out that NARS are about to starting … View Post
WHY YOU CAN’T HELP BUT LOVE LOVE ISLAND

WHY YOU CAN’T HELP BUT LOVE LOVE ISLAND

You can’t help it, you love Love Island. And if you’re anything like me, you can’t quite work out why… Do … View Post
GIRL POWER: WE’RE SO MUCH STRONGER WHEN WE STAND TOGETHER.

GIRL POWER: WE’RE SO MUCH STRONGER WHEN WE STAND TOGETHER.

T-shirt: http://bit.ly/2sPuOKe Trousers: http://bit.ly/2ssrS3M Shoes: http://bit.ly/2sHgBP5 My worry for women’s happiness, or the … View Post
A ROLE MODEL AMONG INSTAGRAM MODELS: I’M JUST LOVING LOVE ISLAND’S CAMILLA

A ROLE MODEL AMONG INSTAGRAM MODELS: I’M JUST LOVING LOVE ISLAND’S CAMILLA

Sometimes, television scares me. As a child, it took little more than a killer clown to have me quaking in my boots, but as … View Post
THIS ELECTION HAS MADE ME HATE SOCIAL MEDIA

THIS ELECTION HAS MADE ME HATE SOCIAL MEDIA

I was raised with some incredibly British values, namely the idea that there are some things that we just don’t talk about: sex, … View Post
FAILURE IS A PART OF LIFE. BE OKAY WITH THAT.

FAILURE IS A PART OF LIFE. BE OKAY WITH THAT.

How many times do you fail at things? Whether that’s an exam, a job interview, or just oversleeping your alarm *again*, failure is … View Post
THE DARK SIDE OF MEMES AND WHY WE NEED TO BE WARY OF WHAT WE SHARE ONLINE

THE DARK SIDE OF MEMES AND WHY WE NEED TO BE WARY OF WHAT WE SHARE ONLINE

I’m as guilty as anyone when it comes to memes, I save them, share them, tag my mates in them. The ones that … View Post
I’M NOT SURE THAT I’M A VERY GOOD BLOGGER

I’M NOT SURE THAT I’M A VERY GOOD BLOGGER

I never saw myself as a blogger. I don’t think that anybody I’ve ever known would have seen me as a blogger. … View Post
A ‘NO’ FROM YOU IS NOT NECESSARILY EASIER TO TAKE

A ‘NO’ FROM YOU IS NOT NECESSARILY EASIER TO TAKE

“But what if they say no???” – the question that prevents us from doing pretty much anything. We’ve all been there, we all do … View Post
KEEPING THE GREEN EYED MONSTER AT BAY

KEEPING THE GREEN EYED MONSTER AT BAY

Why is it that when you tell people that you’re going on holiday, the first response of so many is along the lines … View Post
WHAT I LEARNED FROM WATCHING CHARLIE’S ANGELS AS AN ADULT

WHAT I LEARNED FROM WATCHING CHARLIE’S ANGELS AS AN ADULT

As a child, I worshiped Charlie’s Angels. I watched the film so many times that, when my friend and I opted for an … View Post
THE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST BACKLASH SHOWS THAT WE’RE MORE ACCEPTING OF BEASTIALITY THAN WE ARE OF HOMOSEXUALITY

THE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST BACKLASH SHOWS THAT WE’RE MORE ACCEPTING OF BEASTIALITY THAN WE ARE OF HOMOSEXUALITY

It was announced last week that the new Beauty and The Beast film would feature Disney’s first openly gay character and today there … View Post