Beauty · Lifestyle · Musings

Braids, Bandanas and Being Mistaken for a Boy: My Hairstory

1. The dock off fringe  I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHERE IT BEGINS?!? It has no origin! A ubiquitous mass of wonky fringed delight. In fact, if you squint and tilt your head to the left, it looks like I’ve got a full on bowl cut. And yet, I know I’m nothing special. I’ve seen my… Continue reading Braids, Bandanas and Being Mistaken for a Boy: My Hairstory

Lifestyle · Musings

Crumpets, Coleslaw & Chlamydia: My iPhone Notes Revisited

Have you ever taken a scroll down memory lane? Swiping from note to note, wondering what that 7 letter code from November 2013 meant? And why did you need a pair of pliers last Spring? And who on earth is ‘Stuart LazerZone’ and why do you have his number and what he wanted for dinner that… Continue reading Crumpets, Coleslaw & Chlamydia: My iPhone Notes Revisited

Lifestyle · Musings · Travel

How I Went on Holiday to Barbados for £49

It’s exactly 4 weeks since we set off to Barbados. WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?! So, you’d basically have to be living underneath a rock that has been compressed by 12 heavier rocks to have escaped the absolute smugness that was my trip to the caribbean. But what’s that? You didn’t hear about it? (Ha… Continue reading How I Went on Holiday to Barbados for £49

Lifestyle · Manchester · Musings

Working on the ITV Leader’s Debate for the General Election 2015

When I heard that ITV were doing the leader’s debate, I wanted in straightaway. After plenty of vocal declarations (‘POLITICS IS DEAD GOOD, YEAH’) in the office, I was told they were looking for some volunteers to look after the leaders and their ‘crew’. Each party was assigned a VIP runner, a leader runner and… Continue reading Working on the ITV Leader’s Debate for the General Election 2015

Food · Lifestyle

Nothing has ever turned me on more

Somebody just posted this video on facebook and I literally cannot cope. I am ACTUALLY SALIVATING. I’m making noises that could not be published in an Enid Blyton novel. I am thinking about how if I sellotaped my toaster upside down to my lamp stand that maybe I could recreate this vision that has ascended… Continue reading Nothing has ever turned me on more