9 Silver Linings That Make A Bad Day Better

Silver linings are the glimmers of hope that make facing the next thing easier. They may not fix everything – I mean, they sure as hell don’t – but when there’s no breathing room between the rock and the hard place, silver linings are the memories we’ll be grateful for. Now anyone…

Why I’m Fed Up of Lazy Blogging

You know the sort… half-hearted favourites posts, hauls-after-hauls with no real opinion, writing a goals post for the sake of it being a new month. It’s lazy blogging. Blog posts that give no value or are following some kind of basic blogging template make me want to use that shrugging emoji.…

How I’m Embracing The Autumnal Colour Palette

It’s taken about 2.3 weeks (number plucked from the sky) for me to get into Autumn. Despite the fact that it’s like 20 degrees today (boo), last week the temperature dropped down enough for the leaves to crunch under my feet, and the wind in the air had me jumping onto ASOS…

What Learning to Drive Has Done For Me | Collaboration with …

This time 4 years ago (cries inside) I was preparing to take my practical driving test. I’d failed my first attempt and, after nearly crashing into a lorry, had cried for the remainder of the test. Embarrassing and possibly one of the most humiliating moments of my life? Yes. After throwing…

17 Adulting Milestones You Deserve A Pat On the Back For

Looking at my age, I know I’m an adult. As much as I wish 21 meant 17, it doesn’t and no matter how helpless and unprepared I feel in the big bad world, I’m a grown up – and there’s no going back. This week’s #TheBlogRace challenge called us to create our…

5 Books to Read When Your Head’s A Mess

We all have those days, those weeks or (unfortunately) those months. They’re certain. Nothing can stop them from cropping up and the only thing that we can be sure of is that we all have our own ways of getting through them (or just waiting for them to pass). I have my…

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…