Looking Back On A Year Ago

For someone as outgoing and exuberant in real life as I am, I’m very introspective. I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about my life and how it and I have changed over the years. The last twelve months…

Figuring Out What I Like To Write

If you’re a regular reader you may have noticed a bit of a change in my content over the last few months. When I first started this blog, it was very much focused on books and beauty. I gradually began…

Finding Time To Read

Considering reading is my main hobby aside from this blog, I really don’t do it that often anymore. I think a lot of people find that the older they get the more their hobbies fall by the wayside. We lead…

Patches of Green

I absolutely love Manchester. I love the wildly different areas even in the city centre; from the Gay Village to Chinatown, the sleek skyscrapers of Spinningfields to the hipster vibe of the Northern Quarter, there’s something for everyone. The only…

How Clothes Make Me Feel

A few weeks ago I had a really shitty day. Nothing bad happened, save for that I left the house in a little bit of a rush. The next day, nothing really happened and I had a great day. It…

An End Of Year Bucket List

I realise that just the other day I wrote about how long term goals aren’t for me and the futility of dreams, but yes, this is a series of goals in the form of a bucket list. While big long…

I Don’t Have Any Dreams

And maybe that’s a good thing. I’ve always had dreams of some kind. As a young child I either wanted to be a Queen or an astronaut, and occasionally I would combine the two and be Queen of the Moon.…

Birthday Ponderings

There are moments throughout the year where circumstance forces us to think about our lives and consider the human existence. Birthdays and New Year do this for me, and I’m sure they do for many of you. I find myself…

It’s My Birthday! A Letter To Me A Year Ago

Dear 2016 Bethany, Your life sucks. An over-excited 25-year-old The very fact that I’m writing this is an indication that it’s going to get better – much better. I know that today is one of your low points, but I…

Twenty Four Things I’ve Learned

As I’m turning twenty-five tomorrow, here are twenty-four things I’ve learned over the years. Everyone wants something, even if it’s just friendship Sometimes people don’t hate you; they just forget you There are too few hours in the day to…

If We Were Having Coffee

Okay, real talk, I’ve never done a tag. However, I’ve seen this one on Gwennan and Rachel’s blogs, coupled with the fact that the ol’ idea factory is running low of late, I thought I’d get in on the action.…


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