3 Easy + Creative Ways to Wrap Your Presents

Wrapping presents is quite like Marmite, don’t you think? You either get the use of tin foil and half-ripped paper wrapped around a very obscure box or something so beautiful that it dare not to be touched by anything less than an angel. Okay, maybe there is some in between, but when you…

7 Practical Things To-Do On A Long + Boring Train Journey

I’d like to start off by saying that those people who get shit done on train journeys are the absolute bane of my life. It’s bumpy, there are tonne of distractions and absolutely not enough room to crack out the laptop or unroll my A3 content calendar (well unless you’re…

On Embracing A Fresh Start *Before* The New Year Hits

December is great and all, but sometimes it’s hard not to feel the weight of the year on our shoulders. Traditionally the festive season is the big party blow-out to celebrate a year of hard work – at least that’s what it feels like… but what if we want that clean slate…

5 Secrets For Staying Productive This Season

What do you do when you love blogging, writing and being a productive little nugget BUT you also love cosying up as soon as the sun sets, sleep and of course, spending time with actual not-on-the-screen people? Staying productive and maintaining your business, blog or online presence takes work – we all know that.…

7 Festive Photo Props Every Blogger Needs

Guysssssss, it’s here! December is upon us and that means that Blogmas, Vlogmas, advent treats, activities and the official countdown is on. Even though I’ve been prepping for Christmas since the middle of December (the most organised I’ve ever been FYI), the festive spirit really doesn’t feel all warm and snuggly until December…

A Note on the Pressure of Productivity

When was the last time a day off was exactly that – a day off from work and deadlines, pressure and doing the to-do list (even the fun stuff on there)? I can bet you that most of you reading this – especially if you’re a fellow blogger – can’t even remember…

7 Things I’ve Learnt About Myself During The Blog Race

The Blog Race has been quite the adventure, hasn’t it? If a few months ago you told me that I’d have learnt so much – about myself, the blogging world and the people in it – from an amateur competition organised on Twitter, then I would have laughed. See, I’ve never done anything…