EIGHT SIGNS YOU ARE DOING BETTER THAN YOU THINK

1) You only hate your job 50% of the time. 2) When people are ordering starters at a restaurant, you don’t freak out – because you finally have more than $33.70 in your back account the weekend before payday. 3) You can bring someone home without having the following conversation… You: No more talking. Them: […]

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ROAST CHICKEN AND MUSHROOM RISOTTO

On shit days, you just have to eat your feelings. There is no greater comfort food for me than risotto. It’s not the healthiest of meals as it is full of cheese, but every so often, it is worth it. Take a rainy Friday night in, a big bowl of risotto, and a glass of […]

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SINGLE GIRL FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS

1 ) When you notice the exorbitant price of your Moroccan spiced quinoa at the supermarket – and you reminisce about when you were in a relationship and it cost you half as much. 2) Burning $5.60 worth of pine nuts intended for the Moroccan spiced quinoa-for-one. 3) When the guy at the coffee shop […]

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BAILEY AND MATT

A few weeks ago Bailey contacted me through my blog to ask if I was keen to do a photography job for her, but she was unable to tell me what it was until closer to the date. I was apprehensive. The last time I had seen Bailey was high school and my mind instantly […]

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WINDY DAYS AND CONFIDENCE

I was speaking with a friend the other day and the conversation turned to confidence. She said to me… “I would love to have your confidence. To be able to put yourself out on the internet is so brave.” I was stunned. I stared at her for a moment. “You think that I’m confident?!” After […]

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HOW TO MANAGE CELLULITE

Cellulite. The word sends a shudder through every woman. Because the thing about cellulite is that it affects both bigger and smaller girls in equal measure – it is attributed to both genetics and lifestyle. The good news is, nearly every girl has a little bit of bumpy lumpiness somewhere on her body – me […]

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WEARING BLACK, WHITE AND PATIENCE

Photographer: Addeana Husaini I have started to notice a trend in my dressing. I absolutely love the mix of black and white together. The black is sharp and the white freshens the look. Add a red lip and you have found my chic spot. Iā€™m not sure what happened in the last few years, as […]

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MARRY YOUR MONEY

My relationship with money has been like a few of the intimate relationships in my life. I’ve felt controlled by it, caged, and at times powerless to it. However, the chains that kept me fastened were always self-imposed. You see, in a relationship where one is controlled. There is often another party equally responsible – […]

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THE CHOP

Photographer: Addeana Husaini My poor locks were strangled. After being blonde for many years and then colouring my hair red, they gave up on me. The ends were spindly and no matter how I tried to style it, the strands remained limp and tired. I couldn’t put it off any longer, it was time for […]

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ON THAT WORD FEMINISM

My journey to become a feminist happened completely by accident, as all good things do. I was 16 and the editor of my school paper. I read about a woman who was stoned to death in Iran for her crime of being raped out of wedlock. I cried for this woman and the injustice she […]

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