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…

A To-Do List for the Soul

During big life changes or stressful events, we have the tendency to lose ourselves just a little. I think it’s pretty normal and most of the time we probably don’t even notice why we’re feeling a little flatter than usual. Sometimes it truly is easier to just grin and bear it, waiting…

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…

Making Something Out of Nothing w/ Graham & Brown

When I hear the word upcycle, my mind tends to wander towards neutral tones with shabby-chic effects and the popular business venture that’s still finding its market today. What I don’t tend to think of is the kind of furniture I like. I’ll admit that I’ve been very closed minded about upcycling in the…

This Month’s Collection of Lovely Things

Sometimes the time feels right for some light, not-so-serious content, doesn’t it? After a sweltering (and horribly humid) few days, I’ve decided to take a break from deep reflections on life and take it back to a simpler time. I’ve never done monthly favourites religiously on this blog, although they…

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…