NO PANTS & ROMANCE

Thursday 2nd March 2017 In the car on the way home from work, Matt turned to me and said “I like your hair and I like your face and you look good in stripes, I’m so lucky to have you.” I decided to write this down for my own memories. Maybe for those times when we […]

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ONE STEP FORWARD, ONE STEP BACK

Wednesday 1st March 2017 This morning is off to a better start than yesterday. I am wearing my new pants – I have avoided buying larger pants for a while now because it felt like giving in, but when the pain of sitting in the office in too-tight jeans got all too much, I caved […]

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VEGETARIAN MUSHROOM MEATBALLS

Can we take a moment to look at these meatballs together and appreciate how delectable they are. Well – technically mushroom balls. I am trying to have a few meat free meals to change things up a little. When I saw this image, I gasped. “Surely they can’t be meat free?!” I cried out. I […]

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WHEN A GIRL IS RAW

Tuesday 28th February 2017 Today got off to a rocky start. I had a dream that I was being chased by a serial killer who murders women. He tried to make me wear a pair of boots that belonged to one of the women he killed, and there was blood on them. I think I […]

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CHAMPAGNE IN MASON JARS

I’ve set myself the task of writing a journal entry every day this week – the idea being that it forces me to actually write and also that it is a little window for you into my everyday thoughts and observations, be them good, or a little glum and sometimes quite weird. Just human really… […]

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HOW TO STOP SCREWING YOURSELF OVER

Photo credit By Tezza The other night, I was watching Ted Talks on YouTube whilst making lunch for the next day. Under my recommended videos, was a video called How to Stop Screwing Yourself Over by Mel Robins. I can count numerous occasions when I have, in fact, done just that – so I clicked […]

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FEELING OVERWHELMED

People are always so baffled to hear this, but I am introverted. You don’t get a PhD before 30 without having a streak in you that likes your own company. There is a misconception that those who are introverted are shy. I wouldn’t consider myself shy – I get the usual social anxiety when walking […]

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YOUTUBE | MY TOP FIVE CAPSULE WARDROBE ITEMS

In this video I run through the top five items you should buy when building your capsule wardrobe – these are the items you will fall back on when you are having a ‘I have no clothes!’ moment, to save you. Much love xxx

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WHAT TO WEAR NOW | AN OVERSIZED JEAN JACKET

Ahh the oversized jean jacket. I have full respect for a wardrobe item that can stand the test of time and span across all seasons. To wear it well, this jacket should look as though it was yanked from the 90s, or your boyfriend’s wardrobe, dusted off and tossed straight across bare shoulders. Wear it […]

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