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…

Celebrating the Slow Successes of January

The sun is finally setting on the first month of 2018. I say finally but to be quite honest, January hasn’t dragged for me. The last few days on Twitter have been filled with jokes about it being January 64th or it still being January 2018 in March 2052, but…

Thoughts That Are Helping Me Deal With The Green-Eyed Monster

Normal days are great, aren’t they? In hindsight, normal days that are predictable and mundane and easy-to-get-through are a literal breeze. The abnormal days sneak up on us. They strike when we’re on autopilot, just getting on and getting by with those stumbling thoughts buried under mountains of to-dos and to-go. Spending last…

The bky. Newsletter *Giveaway CLOSED*

Well, well well, isn’t this exciting? If you’ve read the title of this blog post then you’ll know that this is where I announce that I’m starting up a lil’ newsletter (and hosting a sweet giveaway to celebrate). Before you start rolling your eyes and click off this blog post because ‘everyone…

17 Stunning Coffee-Table Books to Give This Christmas

Books can feel like an unexciting, unoriginal gift to give for Christmas. The risk of someone already owning the book, the panic that they won’t love it as much as you do, or perhaps someone not being as big a reader as you thought all pass through our minds when…