While I am a person that applauds any honest effort to raise money for charity, I’ve found it amusingly-bizarre that campaigns that have sprung up in recent times, like Dryathlon and Go Sober for October, which treat giving up alcohol as some kind of arduous challenge that requires a lot of effort. Why? Because I […]Read More Why Your Dry January Need Not End In January
Hi blog readers! Today, with a vegan fair being held in the town of Stroud in Gloucestershire, I decided to head down to the event to see what it was all about (and with you readers in mind!). I’m not vegan or vegetarian, but with veganism becoming a more and more popular diet, I wanted […]Read More My Visit to Stroud Vegan Fair
Hi blog readers! Today, I’m delighted to be able to offer you an interview with Lydia Wilkins. Aside from writing a fantastic blog, Mademoiselle Women (https://mademoisellewomen.com/), she is currently a student at the Brighton Journalist Works, doing a part-time NCTJ journalism qualification. My interview with her, about the course, is a fantastic read for those […]Read More An Interview With Blogger and Journalism Student Lydia Wilkins
Hi blog readers! I want to write today, but I feel that as the topic of this post doesn’t immediately lend itself to a particular structure (and I don’t plan my blog posts), this post is going to be more like a collection of musings rather than something that’s incredibly well-structured. Still, in a poll […]Read More How Do Others View Us?
Hi blog readers! This week has been a great one! Firstly, I’ve been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by Lou at the blog Life of Lou! Thank you so much for nominating me Lou! Visit the blog at https://lifeoflou590.wordpress.com/ and follow Lou on Twitter at @lifeof_lou1! Here are the rules: 1. Share seven facts about […]Read More Versatile Blogger Award + A Blogger Award Vote Plug – I’m in The Top Five!
Hi blog readers! It’s the last in this series of guest posts for my blog! The final post I have for you comes from Kerry at Money Saving Journeys – https://moneysavingjourneys.com/. Kerry’s blog is all about making your money go that bit further – something that I’m sure we’d all be pleased to see! Her […]Read More Guest Post From Kerry at Money Saving Journeys: 10 Frugal Habits You Can Start Today
Hi blog readers! So 2018 is upon us already! It doesn’t seem right that songs like Viva La Vida and The Man Who Can’t Be Moved and the like will be 10 years old this year. 10 YEARS OLD! 2013 only feels like a few days ago, in my eyes! Still, regardless of what year […]Read More 2018 Goals
Hi blog readers! Isn’t the period just after Christmas Day a strange time? Boxing Day feels like one of those odd days where you’re contending with the fact that Christmas is over but still staying in a celebratory bubble, but from then, things just don’t feel as magical as they previously were. New Year’s Eve […]Read More Making The Most of The Post-Xmas Day Festive Season: Top Tips
2017 has been a year of both incredible highs and horrible lows. Career-wise, I have had the most fantastic 12 months. I finished my BA English with advanced proficiency in French degree (and handed in a dissertation with interviews with two of the biggest British playwrights of the 20th century) and started my first journalism […]Read More 2017: A Reflection
Merry Christmas blog readers! So in the UK, Christmas is nearly upon us (and in other countries, it’s already here!). I’m so looking forward to tomorrow – it’s going to be great! But what makes the perfect Christmas dinner? Here’s my list of ideal foodstuffs. For the main course: Turkey Sage and onion stuffing Majorly […]Read More What Makes The Perfect Christmas Dinner?