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  • ON BECOMING MORE CONFIDENT

    ON BECOMING MORE CONFIDENT
  • SOME THOUGHTS ON JAMES CHARLES AND “CANCEL CULTURE”

    SOME THOUGHTS ON JAMES CHARLES AND “CANCEL CULTURE”
  • 72 THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED TO HEAR RIGHT NOW…

    72 THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED TO HEAR RIGHT NOW…
  • ON FEELING FLAT

    ON FEELING FLAT
  • WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PEOPLE START JUDGING BLOGGERS TOO HARSHLY?

    WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PEOPLE START JUDGING BLOGGERS TOO HARSHLY?
  • MARATHON TRAINING PART THREE: IT’S ALL GONE TO SHIT.

    MARATHON TRAINING PART THREE: IT’S ALL GONE TO SHIT.
  • THE AFTER THE HOLIDAY ANXIETY…

    THE AFTER THE HOLIDAY ANXIETY…
  • MY BIKINI BODY

    MY BIKINI BODY
LITTE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TOWARDS A PLASTIC FREE LIFE

LITTE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TOWARDS A PLASTIC FREE LIFE

Yesterday I came across an Instagram account called Pointless Packaging and it has brought home, for the first time in a long time, the … View Post
ONE FOR THE GIRLS WHO TAKE THINGS TOO PERSONALLY

ONE FOR THE GIRLS WHO TAKE THINGS TOO PERSONALLY

I take things too personally. In my head, it is only a small jump from “sorry, I will have to cancel tonight’s plans” … View Post
HOW TO STYLE A MIDI SKIRT WHEN YOU HAVEN’T GOT A CLUE

HOW TO STYLE A MIDI SKIRT WHEN YOU HAVEN’T GOT A CLUE

Every day I bow down at the alter of midi skirts, and I thank them for their very existence. I have deemed them to … View Post
GIVING UP SMOKING: TWO MONTHS ON

GIVING UP SMOKING: TWO MONTHS ON

Yes, yes, I’ve given up smoking. Well done me. I’m amazing. No really, I am. I really, really am. Nearly two months … View Post
HOW TO HAVE THE CONVERSATION YOU DON’T KNOW HOW TO HAVE

HOW TO HAVE THE CONVERSATION YOU DON’T KNOW HOW TO HAVE

Sometimes a conversation can be really hard to have. Whether it’s something work related (I’m sorry Barbara, you’re a lovely boss … View Post
HOLIDAY ROUND-UP: WHAT I READ, WORE AND USED IN BARBADOS.

HOLIDAY ROUND-UP: WHAT I READ, WORE AND USED IN BARBADOS.

If you follow me on Instagram you will know (and be incredibly be annoyed) by now that I have been in Barbados for a … View Post
HOW MUCH INFORMATION IS ‘TOO MUCH INFORMATION’ IN THE ONLINE WORLD???

HOW MUCH INFORMATION IS ‘TOO MUCH INFORMATION’ IN THE ONLINE WORLD???

I am very generous with information. I talk, all the time, I listen to everything, I read, I share, I chat, I post, I … View Post
THE PRE-HOLIDAY PANIC: LET’S DISCUSS IT.

THE PRE-HOLIDAY PANIC: LET’S DISCUSS IT.

What it is about the prospect of a holiday (read: what promises to be the most relaxing week of your entire year) that has … View Post
I WANT TO BE A BETTER FEMINIST.

I WANT TO BE A BETTER FEMINIST.

Are you a good feminist? Is your feminism something that you are proud of? Do you feel like you are doing enough? Do you … View Post
UPCYCLING: WHY WE NEED TO SAY GOODBYE TO FAST FASHION

UPCYCLING: WHY WE NEED TO SAY GOODBYE TO FAST FASHION

How much do you know about sustainability, responsibility, upcycling and eco-friendly fashion? If you’re anything like me, probably not enough. I’ve had … View Post
I DIDN’T LEAVE THE HOUSE FOR A WEEK AND THIS IS WHAT IT DID TO ME.

I DIDN’T LEAVE THE HOUSE FOR A WEEK AND THIS IS WHAT IT DID TO ME.

I have spent a lot of time in the house over the last week and it’s utterly fucked me up. I’m a … View Post
THE PEP TALK YOU MIGHT NEED TO HEAR RIGHT NOW.

THE PEP TALK YOU MIGHT NEED TO HEAR RIGHT NOW.

I am in desperate need of a pep talk. Motivation wise my life is somewhat of a bleak affair right now. I have absolutely … View Post
DEALING DAY-TO-DAY WITH IBS

DEALING DAY-TO-DAY WITH IBS

Hello, I’m Em and I have IBS. No big secret, I talk about it all the time. Why, I reasoned, should I have … View Post
I’M THE ONE THAT DOESN’T TEXT YOU BACK. I’M SORRY, THIS IS WHY.

I’M THE ONE THAT DOESN’T TEXT YOU BACK. I’M SORRY, THIS IS WHY.

Receiving a text message in 2018 is nothing like it was in 2008 and I miss 2008. You’d catch me back then on my Motorola flip … View Post
FINDING YOUR VOICE WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE YOU’RE BEING SILENCED.

FINDING YOUR VOICE WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE YOU’RE BEING SILENCED.

It’s all too easy to feel that you are losing your voice. And not just at the time of year when we’re … View Post
MY LIFE WILL NEVER BE EXACTLY WHERE I WANT IT TO BE…

MY LIFE WILL NEVER BE EXACTLY WHERE I WANT IT TO BE…

When I grow up, my life is going to look like this… One day, I’ll have that… If I work hard enough, I’… View Post
GETTING BETTER AT SELF PROMOTION & TOOTING YOUR OWN HORN.

GETTING BETTER AT SELF PROMOTION & TOOTING YOUR OWN HORN.

The very thought of self promotion sends shivers down my spine. I wouldn’t be capable of tooting my own horn if someone rammed … View Post
DORITOS AND THEIR SPECIAL LADY CRISPS FOR OUR LITTLE LADY MOUTHS.

DORITOS AND THEIR SPECIAL LADY CRISPS FOR OUR LITTLE LADY MOUTHS.

Big day girls. It has been announced that Doritos are hard at work preparing to launch their new crisps (hold onto your pashminas for … View Post
MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE MIRENA COIL

MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE MIRENA COIL

Two Sundays ago I celebrated five years with my boyfriend. I also celebrated two years with my mirena coil. I am still unsure as … View Post
REWRITING THE RULES THIS VALENTINE’S DAY…

REWRITING THE RULES THIS VALENTINE’S DAY…

The year is 2005, it is Valentine’s Day, I am more embarrassed than I have ever been in all my life. Surrounded by all … View Post