I’m a Snob – Designer vs High Street Handbags

So, I was in TK Maxx the other day sobbing (hyperbole at the author’s discretion) over a Chloe Nile that was reduced to the bargain price of £800, knowing full well that I would never spend that sort of money…

Manchester

Breathing Deeper

Whatever you put it down to, be it the end of Mercury retrograde, my period arriving or the heatwave and summer storms coming to an end, but something has changed in the last few days. I feel like I’ve emerged…

Manchester

Two Weeks Away

My holiday is two weeks away and I’m already packed. The only problem is it’s warm in Manchester right now, and I have to keep unpacking and washing things as I don’t have many clothes. It’s for a week in…

Manchester

The Importance Of Female Friendships

I’ve made no secret of the fact that my mental health has been a bit up and down of late. One of the things I struggle with most is isolation. I moved back to Manchester several years ago after attending…

On Being A Good Girl

I’ve always said that being a child in a single parent family never really affected me. I’ve turned out pretty well, all things considered. While I think the trope of the troubled child of a broken marriage is a load…

When I Lost Myself

Almost two years ago I wrote a post that was absolute bullshit. I had just broken up my ex and it was an extremely emotional time. Since it’s still one of my most read and commented posts even years later…

Divination and Decisions

I’d hesitate to call it a trend, but there’s been a definite increase in interest in all things mystical in the blogosphere. Tarot cards and horoscopes in particular seem to be enjoying a resurgence, as bloggers far and wide invest…

Fantasies of Childhood vs Realities of Adulthood

As a child, I had a pretty clear idea of what I wanted to be when I grew up. While the career varied greatly, depending on whether I fancied being a microbiologist or an author that, I always knew the…

Six People You Find In Every Office

I’ve been working in an office for way too long now, and where I work there’s a fair amount of staff turnover. As people have been and gone, gleefully fleeing through the doors I return to each day, I’ve noticed…

Reading and Writing Blogs

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the rate at which I read blogs and consume media. Honestly, I read a hell of a lot of blog posts on a daily basis. I tend to use Bloglovin’, which a lot of people…

Screw Finding A Niche | Rebranding

As a blogger, you’re told over and over again to find your niche. You can’t be successful or earn money from blogging without a niche, the blog posts say, even while the blogs themselvesare crying out for any kind of…


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