My Plans During Self Isolation

It’s an uncertain time for all of us, it’s a bit like the rug being pulled from underneath you and every ounce of normality and day to day is gone. It’s taken me a while to adjust to not working, over two weeks in, I’m finally getting used to self isolating under lockdown. There is […]

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23 Things I’ve Learned in 23 Years

I am officially 23, a seemingly unimportant birthday, I have been reflecting on things that I have learnt in my insignificant time on this earth. 2019 has been a year of growth, I have gained a better understanding of myself and my values and I have tried hard to self-improve. I thought I would share […]

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Stop Using Self Care To Sell Me Stuff

If I see another advertisement of a candle with the caption ‘self care essential’ I am going to lose my sh*t. Self-care can be key when it comes to improving mental health and getting through those stressful times and it appears in many different ways. It has been something that has gained more and more […]

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Hello October

Autumn in the UK is just about creeping in, it’s getting a few degrees colder, it’s darker earlier and October is almost upon us! It’s definitely my favourite season, it’s the best of both worlds, as you still get some nice days but you can get your cosy knitwear and blankets out of storage for […]

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A Chat with Love Not Hate Illustrations

Libby Mae Ford, otherwise known as @lovenothateillustrations started her illustration Instagram in the hopes to raise awareness surrounding mental health and with her main mission in mind. spreading love.  I spoke with her about her illustrations and her beautiful creations as well as got my hands on some of her goodies from her latest product […]

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A Chat with Emma Warren Design

I first came across Emma Warren Designs when I discovered her beautiful embroidered creations on Instagram. I was instantly drawn to the bee themed pieces! In this post, I speak to Emma about what it is like running an independent business and find a bit more about her. She creates everything in-house and offers embroidered […]

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Fast vs Slow Fashion

A brand new Primark has opened in Birmingham, the largest store in the world. Reading through the quotes from news outlets really made me think. I saw one that said, “I love Primark, it’s disposable fashion.” Another said: “It’s great to get clothes for a night out and just throw them away afterward.” There’s a […]

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A Different Kind of Sunday Summary #1

I’ve previously written a Sunday summary on my blog before, speaking about my week and what I’ve done. Instead, I wanted to give a different kind of summary each week of the issues and topics that have caught my eye. I try to pay attention to politics and current affairs as much as possible. I […]

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Why You Should Vote

If you didn’t realise, Theresa May called a snap election. The previous election took place in 2015 and the next one wasn’t due to happen until 2020. Our country is in a state of uncertainty, especially with Brexit negotiations, our economy and living standards are falling and well it all seems a bit of a […]

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