• Should the best defence really be an offence?

       GET THE LOOK Overcoat: Zara, summer sale find. Similar here. Cardigan: Miss Selfridge, old. Similar here. Dress: Next Boots: Zara, old. Alternative here. Scarf: Present. Alternative here. Photographer: Connull Drummond This is following from my previous post. The best defence/is offence mentality is so ingrained in us that we don’t even realise that we are even doing it.    By that I mean we do it before we even realise. The thoughts zip across our mind before we can even fully register it; that is what we are even doing. As I’ve said in the previous post Why am I a no make up blogger? This mentality, of putting…

  • Why am I a no make up blogger?

    GET THE LOOK Jacket: Zara Women, old. Alternative here. Top: Topshop, old. Alternative here.  (I would get this mens t-shirt and cut it up to make it cropped.) Choker: Zara, old. Alternative here. Trousers: River Island Shoes: Marks & Spencer, SOLD OUT. Alternative here. Bag: Present from Mum (No idea where its from sorry.) Alternative here. Why me doing me isn’t a dig at you doing you. The reason behind me deciding on being a no make up blogger came up the other day at work. Therefore I felt the need to write about it.    I decided to become a no make up blogger… yes thats right. From my…

  • Finding the motivation…

    GET THE LOOK Jacket: New Look Necklace: Old, Similar here. Top: Primark Dress: Primark x Stacey Soloman Boots: Raid, Old. Similar here. Bag: Michael Kors I’ve been asked this before, by several people where I find the motivation/drive/time/energy to do what I do on the daily basis (i.e work all day, go to the gym, meal prep, do shoots, research, listen to podcast and other daily blogger duties.) and my answer usually differs depending on who I am speaking to.  To put this concisely i genuinely don’t know where i get the motivation from. The main reason why I answer everyone differently because it depends on who they are as…

  • How do you define ‘success’?

    GET THE LOOK Scarf: Christmas Pressie. Coat: Primark, can’t find online. Similar here. Top: New Look, old. Similar here. Skirt: Zara, old. Similar here. Fleece Tights: Primark, old. Similar here. Shoes: Zara, old. Similar here. Photographer: Connull Drummond This is hard for me to explain concisely… basically the definition of success is entirely situational. It is/should be unique to you as an individual based on your personal expectations and capabilities.    The definition of success is clarified in the Collins English dictionary as;  “the achievement of something that you have been trying to do.” which I actually agree with… which is surprising. Sometimes when I look up the meaning of…

  • Readjusting dynamics…

    GET THE LOOK Baker Hat: Primark, sold out. Similar here. Earrings: Zara, sold out. Alternative (that I would wear with alternative skirt) here. Jumper: Topshop, old. Similar here. Skirt: Boohoo, old. Alternative here. Over the knee sock: H&M Trainers: Primark, sold out. Similar here. Photographer: Connull Drummond When your circumstances change you need to change with it or your gonna stress yourself out. Or if you anything like me get lazy af!    I haven’t had much time to think about this weeks blog post… In fact there were two topics that sprung to mind when I was thinking about what to write; how I get my blog writing inspirations…

  • My first trip to a Prison…

    GET THE LOOK Hat: Primark, cant find online. Alternative one here. Jacket: River Island, similar one here. Top: Zara Skirt: Zara Bumbag: Zara Boots: Depop, similar one here. I make it sound like a class trip or something…but there is no other way to put it. Today (Friday 12th) marks my first trip to a Prison. It was nerve racking and intimidating as fuck.  I actually had my mind set on writing about a completely different topic. I had the layout all set in my mind and I even had a beginning, middle and ending planned out.  Which is unusual for me. I tend to just write by ear. But…

  • Winter is here…

    GET THE LOOK Long Jacket: Primark, can’t find online. Similar one here. Polo: Zara Jeans: Zara Shoes: Zara, old. Alternative ones here. Second Bomber Jacket: Zara It is that time of year again guys… winter is here and its boltic! Unlike all my other fellow beautiful bloggers who love winter, I HATE it. I hate being cold, I hate lugging around heavy jackets when am warm inside shops but freezing my ass off when am outside. But what IS fun is getting that new warm winter coat that keeps you all cosy 🙂    Recently I went up to Aberdeen for a mini family reunion and was thankfully treated to…

  • Did you know it’s Suicide Prevention Month…?

    GET THE LOOK Chocker: Miss Selfridge, old. Similar one here. Jacket: Primark. Similar one here. Bag: Parfois  Playsuit: Zara Bralet: Vintage, Similar one here. Skirt: Miss Selfridge, old. Similar one here. Boots: Vintage. Alternative one here. Of course you did! My feed has been flooded with Suicide Prevention Month quotes/statements/stories! This is an incredibly positive step forward! The more we talk about it the easier it will be for those to open up.    I have done some research into this topic. If you guys want to read the same report and data as I have then here it is.  I have had my own personal experiences with suicidal thoughts…

  • The Relationship overview …

    GET THE LOOK Hat: Primark, Similar one here. Jacket: H&M Shirt Dress: Zara, sold out. Alternative option (with shoulder detail) here OR Alternative option (with similar stripe detailing) here. Waist belt: ASOS, old. VERY fun alternative Vinyl look one here. (Actually wish I saw this one so I could wear it with the outfit.) Shoes: Primark, can’t find online. Similar option from ASOS with thicker heel here. Photographer: Romy Binkhorst I, with the help of KS, had a mini relationship revelation. Hence why I am having a relationship overview. Before you get excited no I am not with KS… I like his chilled nature and he is easy to bounce wonderments…

  • Are you all about the destination or the journey?

    GET THE LOOK Necklace: Old. (been looking for stone UK jewellers. Set me some links guys!) Jacket: Primark, sold out. Similar one here. Body: Primark Jeans: Zara Shoes: Converse If you are a goal orientated person (i.e about the destination) does that mean that you can not be deviated by life curve balls and change them? (i.e the journey influences the type of end?)   I have chopped and changed my mind about this question on and off my entire life.  When I was younger there was an expectation. It is/was expected to go to university. Not a possibility but a society necessity.  I feel that is slooooooowly yet surely…

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