Ever since I was a whipper-snapper I have adored reading; staying up far after my bedtime to finish that next page etc. - Rebel from the very start, I know. However, the world of Harvard Referencing soon took over and I took a short and not so welcome break from the world of literary delights. … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading: Summer Reading List
What does it mean to be woke? Social media trend, or conversation opener?
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
After many months of picking up, then embarassingly dropping off my latest read 'Nasty Women', I can finally say I've read it cover to cover. Acknowledgements and all. The collection of essays detailing life as a 21st century woman was both eye-opening as well as frighteningly close to home. I found myself nodding throughout it's … Continue reading Sisterhood
I'm a long sufferer of anxiety, and after countless years I began to just accept it as being 'a part of me.' The more others painted it to be a huge part of my personality, the more I came to see myself as solely that. "I'm just a massive worrier" "I'm a drama queen" … Continue reading STOP, MEDITATE AND LISTEN
I wear fast fashion, work for a retailer, and I eat packaged (and sadly also often processed) foods. I can't help but admit that consumerism has somewhat consumed me. Despite making active steps towards a more sustainable life, such as giving up meat, I still have a long way to go. We so often … Continue reading Consumed by Consumerism?