I’m Not Done With You Yet, Blogging

We have a turbulent relationship, I know. Honestly, I don’t really know why I like you, after a childhood completely free of wanting to be a writer and an adolescence certain that a new mascara would make someone fall in love with me, I don’t feel very qualified to share…

How To Be A Blogger In The Spring

This week it officially became spring. You’ve probably heard this from a million other bloggers by now, but hopefully, you’re not bored of the spring-talk already… Spring is my favourite time of year. March, April and May are the gems of the year. It’s mild, sunny and the flowers have bloomed, productivity is high…

Why It’s So Hard to be Original When There’…

Well, shit. We’re talking about it, ain’t we? We’ve all noticed it, we all – consciously or not – support it and at the same time, we all complain about it. The ‘it’ we’re discussing is the cookie cutter formula to online success, it’s lack of originality and it’s a conversation we’ve…

Facing The Fear of Self-Portraits

There is a certain allure to keeping your face off Instagram and being a bit of an aloof, mystery blogger, don’t you think? With the allure, however, comes the very real fact that the longer you put off getting your face out there, the scarier it becomes. This conundrum is true…

The New Hashtags On The (Instagram) Block

Following hashtags is fast becoming my new favourite thing to do on Instagram. The new feature of following your favourite hashtags was introduced at the end of last year, and it’s allowing us all to really explore what Instagram has to offer, keep tabs on trends and movements that inspire us all…

Embracing The Art of Patience

Patience is defined as the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious – I mean, it goes without saying that that’s the kind of shit that’s hard to get onboard with. This week I read Vix’s post about wanting everything now – which you should read…

Is This The Best Way To Beat Writer’s Block?

When you experience writer’s block, finding an excuse as to why all those writer’s block tips won’t work becomes your new mastermind skill. That is if you can even compare writer’s block to blogger’s block because even though it’s the same struggle of getting words on a page, it seems surprising that it could be difficult…