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…

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…

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…