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The moment you realise just how middle class you are

IF MY LIFE WERE A NOVEL: It was the third time that month that I found myself pacing up and down that same aisle, my eyes darting haphazardly over the shelves and my fists clenched into small, suffocated balls. ‘Where is it?!!!’ As I hit the end of the row, I let out a long… Continue reading The moment you realise just how middle class you are

Food & Drink · Lifestyle · Musings · Wellbeing

Top Tips to Make Your Health & Fitness Resolutions a Reality!

You’re a week into your new year new you health routine and if you’ve already starting to google images of digestive biscuits and lick the back of Chinese takeaway pamphlets, then week two motivation is just as important as week one. In this time of need, I thought I would share some of my top… Continue reading Top Tips to Make Your Health & Fitness Resolutions a Reality!

Lifestyle · Musings

What I Discovered When I Finally Remembered My Myspace Login

It was a few weeks back that British actor Tom Hardy’s Myspace account was discovered and his photos ROCKED THIS MODERN WORLD. Yet it was as I scrolled through those beautiful, beautiful shots that I felt a thud in my chest. ‘Oh god. My Myspace.’ Did it still exist? Could people still find me? What bounty… Continue reading What I Discovered When I Finally Remembered My Myspace Login

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

Musings · Wellbeing

Chester Half Marathon: Mile by Mile Musings

That’s how the first conversation began between my brother and I. Yet as the week went on, I started thinking ‘oh, you can do it!’, ‘how hard can it be?’, and ‘imagine how good you’ll feel once it’s done!’ So I signed up – my brother reaffirming that he just wanted to do it with someone and… Continue reading Chester Half Marathon: Mile by Mile Musings