Tag: life

Self-Care Isn’t Just Face Masks And Bubble Baths

Self-Care Isn’t Just Face Masks And Bubble Baths

Self-care is a big topic of discussion at the moment; it’s all over people’s blogs, in lifestyle magazines and splashed all over Twitter and Instagram. But what does self-care actually mean? A lot of lifestyle writers take it to mean treating yourself to an early night and a bit […]

Let’s Talk About Loneliness

Let’s Talk About Loneliness

When you think about lonely people who comes to mind? Elderly people who have lost their loved one? Middle-aged women whose kids have flown the nest? But what about the 23-year-old who doesn’t know who to turn to in times of need, or the 18-year-old who’s just started university? They’re […]

I’ll Never be an Instagram ‘It Girl’ – and That’s Okay

I’ll Never be an Instagram ‘It Girl’ – and That’s Okay

It’s no secret that Instagram can feel pretty much impossible to grow on unless you’re thin, white, rich and look like a supermodel (obviously there are exceptions but that’s generally the rule). And let’s not even get started with the algorithm changes and bots!  When I first created […]

My Top 3 Favourite Places on Madeira Island

My Top 3 Favourite Places on Madeira Island

Like I mentioned in my photo diary Madeira island was never a place that I had ever thought about visiting but now I’ve seen it for myself I’m glad it’s an island I’ve enjoyed a holiday on.   Madeira may be a small island (according to the 2011 census it had […]

Why Rubyfruit Jungle was a huge disappointment 

Why Rubyfruit Jungle was a huge disappointment 

 Rubyfruit Jungle is a book about growing up as a lesbian and defying the norm in 1970s America. It’s about finding yourself and paving the way for the people who follow.  *This review contains some spoilers for the book Rubyfruit Jungle* I’ve never read a […]

My 2018 Travel Bucket List

My 2018 Travel Bucket List

Since my first trip of the year didn’t quite go as expected I have decided to make myself feel a little bit better about some upcoming trips I want to take this year. Since I took my first Christmas trip abroad (to Madeira – you […]

Why Cancelling My Trip To Warsaw Was The Best Decision

Why Cancelling My Trip To Warsaw Was The Best Decision

I really hate myself for cancelling my trip to Warsaw, especially since the best version of myself is the one when I’m solo travelling and exploring new places, but I just knew that going wouldn’t be the right thing for me to do. I booked […]