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  • THE BOOK BAG: MARCH 2020

    THE BOOK BAG: MARCH 2020
  • THE INTERNET

    THE INTERNET
  • MY FIRST SMEAR TEST

    MY FIRST SMEAR TEST
  • INTUITIVE EXERCISE: DOING IT FOR MY HEAD NOT MY BODY AND ~ACTUALLY~ …

    INTUITIVE EXERCISE: DOING IT FOR MY HEAD NOT MY BODY AND ~ACTUALLY~ FALLING IN LOVE WITH IT.
  • REVERSE SEXISM…

    REVERSE SEXISM…
  • ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS | A GIFT GUIDE WITH BOOTS*

    ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS | A GIFT GUIDE WITH BOOTS*
  • SLUTTY

    SLUTTY
  • A PART TIME PESKI-VEGAN

    A PART TIME PESKI-VEGAN
A WEEK ON A BIKE FOR HELP FOR HEROES

A WEEK ON A BIKE FOR HELP FOR HEROES

Last night I returned home from a week’s cycling; 350 miles across three countries in five days with a group of wounded, sick and … 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
I’M SCARED TO WALK MY DOG

I’M SCARED TO WALK MY DOG

I find walking my dog absolutely terrifying. There is very little in this life that makes me happier than making Bua happy and yet … View Post
WE NEED TO GET MEN TALKING ABOUT GYNAECOLOGICAL HEALTH

WE NEED TO GET MEN TALKING ABOUT GYNAECOLOGICAL HEALTH

Today marks the start of Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month. This month you can expect to hear all things vaginas from Pretty Normal Me as … View Post
FAKE IT ‘TIL YOU MAKE IT. NAIL EXTENSIONS: YAY OR NAY?

FAKE IT ‘TIL YOU MAKE IT. NAIL EXTENSIONS: YAY OR NAY?

When my nails look good, there is very little that I cannot do. At least, that’s how I feel anyway. Grownups have nice … 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
WHY YOUR FACE NEEDS OIL

WHY YOUR FACE NEEDS OIL

As a teenager, my skincare routine was truly diabolical. My mum, bless her, did everything right, buying me whatever face wash, wipes and moisturises … View Post
LEARNING THAT I AM ENOUGH

LEARNING THAT I AM ENOUGH

How many times do you shy away from possibilities? How often do you bite your tongue for fear of sounding stupid, or let an … 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
FESTIVALS: TOTALLY LOADED WITH EXPECTATION

FESTIVALS: TOTALLY LOADED WITH EXPECTATION

‘Glastonbury is so amazing, you have to go’.  A sentence that I repeat time and time again to friends looking for a good time … View Post
STOP LETTING TIREDNESS CONTROL YOUR LIFE

STOP LETTING TIREDNESS CONTROL YOUR LIFE

Daily I find myself complaining about how tired I am. I use it as an apology, perhaps when I feel that I am lacking … 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
23 THINGS IN 23 YEARS

23 THINGS IN 23 YEARS

Top (similar): http://bit.ly/2tB7iSE Dungarees: http://bit.ly/2uVebhT Shoes (black): http://bit.ly/2uMXKnn Sunglasses: http://bit.ly/2vxQidn On … 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
BOOK PUBLICATION: THE HIGHS AND THE UNEXPECTED LOWS

BOOK PUBLICATION: THE HIGHS AND THE UNEXPECTED LOWS

This week has been insane. On Thursday my first book: Can I Speak To Someone In Charge? was published (I will shut up about … View Post
IF IN DOUBT, RUN AWAY. (EVEN IF ONLY FOR A MINUTE…)

IF IN DOUBT, RUN AWAY. (EVEN IF ONLY FOR A MINUTE…)

I’ve run away. Perhaps due to the fact that I never even attempted it as a child and feel that I’ve somehow … View Post
THE MOST IMPRESSIVE DINNER PARTY I’VE EVER THROWN: RECIPES & INSPIRATION

THE MOST IMPRESSIVE DINNER PARTY I’VE EVER THROWN: RECIPES & INSPIRATION

Yesterday was Alex’s 24th birthday and on Saturday night I threw him a surprise party to celebrate. Not only have I never pulled … 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