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…

Aspects of Self-Care: 7 Solo Dates

Dating yourself isn’t a new concept – I know that. Dating yourself is, however, still hard to pull off if you’re a little nervous, lonely or short on time to get truly involved with romancing yourself. I’m a firm believer that we all need quality alone time. Even if you’re struggling…

Why I Stopped Recording My Life

This week my brother and I have been on a few walks. I don’t really love walking in the cold and drizzle, but to spend some extra time with my big bro and to get some fresh air isn’t a bad activity (I guess). Usually, when on a walk, I crack out my…

The Present For People Impossible to Buy For

We all have those people in our lives. The ones who have everything, need nothing or want things that are simply out of the questions. They might not want to be the fussy ones or the ones that we all pull our hair out over, but some people are just impossible to buy for. It’s a…

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…

Are You Living Up To Your Online Personality?

Can anyone admit that they’re not exactly the same person online and offline without being called a fraud or feeling as if they’ve misled others? There’s currently such a stigma about having an online personality that isn’t one hundred percent true to the version of you that sits on the sofa on a Sunday…

Thank You, Mum

Happy Mother’s Day! I wish everyone a great day doing whatever it is that you’ll do. Photographed is a little round-up of treats my mother will be receiving today (although she deserves a whole world more), included are a few picks from the Lush Mother’s Day range, a Waitrose cupcake (because I’ve…