How To Make The Most of 2017 (or what’s left …

Time really flies, doesn’t it? It feels like only last week that it was March and my hopes and prospects for the year were bubbling up inside me. It’s certainly true that as you get older, time seems to fly by. Whilst I’m not going to say that I’ve had…

The Blogging Starter Kit

When I started blogging, I quickly felt as if I probably should be exploring more than just my own homepage, I didn’t have the faintest idea of where to start. I mean, when you started blogging, did you? With a million-and-one blogs at our disposal these days, it’s hard enough to pick…

5 Lessons I Learnt During My First Month Selling On Etsy

In the middle of the summer, I (very softly) launched my interiors brand, by Rouncefield. It turns out that I haven’t quite become the next handmade superstar after just a few months on Etsy. Instead, I’ve made a cheerful 6 sales, had at least 3 complete mental breakdowns and have had some of my…

Why Autumn Was Made For Ambiverts

Summer is the season for extroverts, the parties, the barbeques, the seemingly endless sea of people in the streets. In the summer, I feel like everyone is on their way somewhere. Whether it’s to the shops for another bottle of fizz with their friends, or if it’s just a purposeful…

The 3 Blogging Rules I Learned to Break

Okay, so there’s never actually been a set of blogging rules published – thinking about it, that would be pretty crazy and probably cause a swift and abrupt end to blogging as we know it. These blogging ‘rules’ I’m referencing are more like expectations that when we enter the blogging world, are kind of thrust…

Some Thoughts On Instagram

Mention the ‘problems’ of Instagram in the last few months and you’ll likely be met with a storm of opinions about shadow banning, the evil algorithm and the waves of people who are revolutionizing the way we use Instagram in 2017. Even though everyone and their dogs have put in their two-cents…

The Importance of Social Media Breaks

Sometimes it’s only when the overwhelm of life hits us that we step back from the world of social media. If you’re feeling forced to stay away from social media or start to resent using it, you’re probably well overdue a social media break. Like holidays, staycations and just time out of…