How To Feel Better About Life In 12 Hours

On Friday morning I woke up and wanted to go back to sleep straight away (although it was already lunchtime). After some internal arguments (and accepting the fact that it was far too bright to carry on sleeping) I got up, stood in some silence and realised that I really didn’t want…

Investing In Your Blog For £20 or Less

Every so often I invest in my blog in small ways. Sometimes they’re ways that don’t cost a thing, but some days it’s nice to inject a little bit of hard cash into your hobby or growing business. A few weeks ago I looked at my blog and did one of those deep…

An Update Full of Scary (Grown-Up) Things

I’ve always resisted writing life update posts because they seem so in descript. Most people click through to my blog because I’ve written about something interesting, helpful or maybe a little controversial, and I’ll be honest my life so far isn’t close to any of those three things. *laugh/cry* However, here we are with…

Are You Living Up To Your Online Personality?

Can anyone admit that they’re not exactly the same person online and offline without being called a fraud or feeling as if they’ve misled others? There’s currently such a stigma about having an online personality that isn’t one hundred percent true to the version of you that sits on the sofa on a Sunday…

The Biggest Lies of Blogging

I’ve been blogging for quite a while. Properly for the last couple of years, but the first time I set about writing some words and publishing them on the internet, it was probably 5 years ago. During this crazy journey, I’ve sure heard some crazy ideas about blogging. Some have just been out…

Why I Changed the Way I Blog

When we start blogging we naturally gravitate towards the ‘blogging routine’, the things that other bloggers are doing and the things that we are expected to be doing ourselves. These expectations could be anything from keeping a tight editorial calendar running, or blogging about Christmas when Christmas is coming up. As…

Confessions of a Blogaholic

Although I’m pretty sure that this is the millionth time that this post title has been used, I wanted to show up today and share some home truths about my current blogging-come-lady-of-leisure (apart from I’m skint and need a job ASAP) lifestyle. Blogging can definitely be one of the more glamorous hobbies…