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The Power of Positive Thinking?

The Power of Positive Thinking?

I have been mulling over writing another post about my mental health for a while now, because I’ve not been feeling my best. I like to write about mental health, mine or otherwise, because it has always felt cathartic in some way and I like […]

Nottingham Gin Festival

Nottingham Gin Festival

I haven’t many moments where I’ve felt like a ‘proper blogger’, but being given my own lanyard at the Nottingham Gin Festival by personal invitation was definitely one of them! When I first got the email asking me if I’d be interested in attending, I […]

Achievements & Highlights of 2017

Achievements & Highlights of 2017

With Christmas done and dusted, the new year is just around the corner. After days of curling up on the sofa, bingeing on food and feel-good movies and surrounded by Quality Streets wrappers, I’m feeling rather pensive. I’m absolutely loving the wave of posts about […]

Chatty Post: Life Lately

Chatty Post: Life Lately

It’s been a bit quiet over here for a week or two, and for once it’s not down to writer’s block or laziness (huzzah!). I have been an extremely busy bee, doing lots of real-life grown-up things — and honestly, even though being an adult […]

Vogue 73 Questions Tag

Vogue 73 Questions Tag

My favourite topic to talk about is myself. I could do it for hours uninterrupted with barely a prompt from the other poor sod to progress smoothly from one mini-fact to the next. It’s not vanity; I just talk a lot when I like someone, […]

Blogging: My First Blogger Photo Shoot

Blogging: My First Blogger Photo Shoot

I know I’m not the least photogenic person in the world, but I still have my insecurities in front of the camera. Group photos aren’t a problem, it’s just when I’m the only one in the spotlight… that’s when I can get a little uncomfortable! […]