When I look back to when I started this blog in summer 2016, it’s not hard to see how far I’ve come. Back then, I was a fresh-faced blogging baby who had just finished her GCSEs, wanted to write but wasn’t sure what about and who didn’t understand how to make headings, let alone have … Continue reading 10 Lessons I’ve Learnt From Blogging
The inspiration for this post came to me when I realised that it has been 2 whole years since I got my braces on this summer. 2 years ago, the orthodontist told me I’d be brace-free long by now, yet it’s over 24 months later and I’ve been told that I will have to wait … Continue reading 5 Important Lessons I’ve Learnt From Having Braces
It was 8 weeks ago that ITV2’s hit show Love Island graced the UK with its presence after 3 previous, successful series and it’s safe to say, people went mad for it. Sorry, correction: people are still going mad for it, despite the fact that the final aired 3 days ago. You’d have had to … Continue reading Can I Be A Good Person And Still Love Watching ‘Love Island’?
It’s a Tuesday. The clock says it’s around 6:30pm and I’m stood sideways in front of a long rectangular mirror. I’m staring at my belly, at the round little curve I can see pressing against my leotard. It’s a dance lesson and I’m trying to move, trying to get away from the mirror because I don’t … Continue reading My Struggle With Confidence
Thursday was the 8th March and a significant day for women, personally and globally. Of course, it was International Women’s Day. From 1909 to now, women have celebrated the power of female unity and specific female figures: their friends, their family and most importantly, themselves, on this day. Thursday was no exception, although I do wish … Continue reading What International Women’s Day Meant To Me
A few years ago, a friend of mine told me that I was “too nice”. Simple as that. At the time I laughed it off, thinking (and hoping) that there was no negativity being expressed through the, I’ll take a guess at, compliment. However, I have always come back to ponder this ambiguous statement over … Continue reading Is It A Bad Thing To Be “Too Nice”?
Dogs: the perfect, lovable epitomises of loyalty, companionship and being very very easily pleased. What would the world do without them? It’s hard for many of us to imagine our lives without man’s (and women’s) best friend but until around two years ago, the mere thought of this was completely vexing to me. I just didn’t … Continue reading Why Dogs Really Are Our Best Friends (And Why Cat-Obsessed Me Has Come To Write This Post)