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…

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…

2017 in Photos

It’s been a year. I kind of don’t want to put a positive or negative spin on it – because it’s been an outstanding mix of both. I nearly did one of those best bit round-ups as my final post of 2017, but after struggling to find the words to sum it…

7 Things That Make Me Follow Your Blog

With blogging the next best hobby seemingly since sliced bread (does this work in that saying? Probably not), there’s an almost ridiculous amount of choice out there when it comes to reading blogs. With this much choice out there I’ve naturally settled on some loose guidelines that tend to dictate…

Instantly Improve Your Photography

Taking pictures. Whether you’re an Instagram warrior or not (I definitely am), there is always something here or there that can make your shots better – be it more interesting, more varied or just more fun to take. Some of these tips clash with one another, and that’s exactly the point.…

DIY: Making Memory Frames

Personally, I’m a big fan of wall art – photos, prints, knitted wall hangings and even big pom-pom flowers made out of tissue paper (who am I kidding, they’re the best!). Recently I’ve noticed an increase in glass hanging frames on the high street (someone has to notice these things…)…