(This piece is taken from an article I wrote for my student paper; The Courier) Suits have undoubtedly been all over womenswear this past year; from casual tailoring looks pairing them with chunky trainers to evening showstoppers styled up with a killer heel. This AW their presence has certainly peaked, with the high street … Continue reading Women in Suits: Trend or Empowering Statement?
Women never really get a break when it comes to wardrobe choices, do we?! All year we are inundated with people telling us how to dress, so much so that we don’t even get a break on Halloween. Halloween serves a lifelong source of fun; from gorging on sweets and being hyperactive nightmares as kids, … Continue reading Wear Whatever the Hell you Want this Halloween
I'm the kind of gal that questions whether their having an existential crisis, daily. Questions pop up all over my brain like frantic explosions of stress and confusion, and trust me they've recently been popping and crackling like fireworks. "What do I want from life?" "What truly makes me happy?" We rarely question euphoria … Continue reading Things That Make Me Happy
As if it's May in a matter of hours? I sound like a broken record here but how fast is this year going?! April has seen many showers, a mini heatwave and at the start, admittedly far too much chocolate. I started the month with a mini break in a very rainy albeit scenic Northumberland, … Continue reading April Musings and Favourites
Most of us are hedonistic; what's life without seeking a little pleasure or indulgence from time to time? As humans, we go through life seeking gratification and happiness from our actions. But what if the good is never good enough? We all like to think that we're the most appreciative and grateful people around, … Continue reading I Can’t Get No Satisfaction
Are there really many experiences that measure up to be as good as live music? Besides demolishing an extra large pizza, probably not. I discussed my reconnection and refound appreciation for gigs in this post, but sadly history has once again repeated itself - No the Chamber of Secrets has not been opened, but … Continue reading Guitars and Nostalgia
Control Freak - a person who feels an obsessive need to exercise control over themselves and others and to take command of any situation. When I hear the term 'control freak' what first comes to mind is some hyper-organised Bridezilla-esque workaholic. Pretty much the polar opposite of myself. I can be pretty lazy; I live surrounded … Continue reading Losing Control