Why Smiling is Okay

I was sitting on the train the other day, an overcrowded, stuffy train, and noticed that not one single person was smiling. Yes, I get it – the 19:30 from Birmingham New Street isn’t exactly the circus – but it was as if someone had injected a huge dose of GLUM into the carriage, and […]

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Weekly Round-up

In this weekly round-up, I recommend a new blogger, a magazine, an app, an e-newsletter and an Instagram account!

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Weekly Round-Up

Find out what I’ve been up to this week, including who’s blog I love, what music I’ve been listening to, and what book I’m reading.

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#AverageGirlSize

Lucy Wood (@LucyJaneWood), Freelance Writer and YouTuber, has recently uploaded a video, discussing how little representation there is for women with ‘in-between-y’ body shapes. And I totally agree. I’m a size 12, curvy, tall, and have what I like to call a ‘cake pouch’ (the slightly podgy bit of lower tummy!) I’m not part of […]

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My Search for a Future

The 25th May 2018, the day I officially finish University, is niggling at me. After that date, it’ll the first time since I was four years old that I won’t be in education. It’s such a weird thought – I’ll (hopefully) be working full-time in something I’ve been working towards essentially my whole life. I […]

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

What a lovely way to end this month’s blog posts… being nominated to take part in the ‘Sunshine Blogger Award’ challenge by Kayleigh, from The Key to Kayleigh. Thank you so much! I’m really beginning to feel a sense of community through blogging now and it’s so nice to see lots of people taking part […]

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Weekly Round-Up

After what has been a pretty mentally draining week, I think I’m just about getting back to normal. Life is hard, sometimes, y’know. I’m going to be open and real about this – this week has been a struggle and a real downer. Nothing bad has happened – let me stress this – and I’m […]

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