• Sex Detox… when you’re just done…

    GET THE LOOK Choker: Primark, old. Similar one here. Jumpsuit: Primark. Similar one here. Handbag: Zara, old. Similar one here. Shoes: Primark My Sex detox was definitely long overdue. Caz had been telling me for a while that I should just cut out guys and sex all together. And I had been mulling it over for a bit but it wasn’t until I had that one last casual sexual encounter… and I realised I’ve just had enough…   As I have previously stated in numerous blog posts (“The back up plan…”), that I am the type of person that I’ll just keep trying until I can not physically try anymore. …

  • Ex’s… friend or backburner?

    GET THE LOOK Necklace: Topshop, old. Alternative here. Bralet: New Look Dress: Zara, sold out. Alternative one here. Belt: Topshop, sold out. Similar one here. Handbag: Red Cuckoo, sold out. Similar one here. Shoes: Zara, sold out. Similar ones here.   Can an ex ever be a friend or, inevitably, end up a backburner?    I read an article in the Man Repeller blog by Haley Nahman called “Can You Be Friends With an Ex No Strings Attached?” and it struck a cord with me. Not because I entirely agreed with what was being said… not exactly.  I definitely didn’t agree with her assumption of “If you’re still friends with…

  • Your happy place…

    GET THE LOOK Earrings: H&M, sold out. Alternative option here. Blazer: River Island Lace Body: H&M Flares: Zara, old. Similar petite version here. Loafers: H&M Bag: Marc Jacobs bag, vintage. Alternative option here. That is such a used expression… your happy place. I think I’ve heard that saying at least 100 times throughout my life. Not because I knew a lot of people that had that as their cute saying.. but more like through tv, movies, books, advice. So now am going to talk about my happy place… and how it isn’t a physical place at all.. well it doesnt need to be. Its more like a place in your…

  • Why I am a big believer in divorce…

    GET THE LOOK Earrings: Zara, old. Alternative one here. Top: River Island, sold out. Alternative one here and a lighter denim one here. Shorts: Zara, old. Alternative one here. Heels: Zara, old. Alternative one here. Bag: Zara, old. Alternative one here. I remember I did this as an option post on my twitter… I tend to do little polls on there whenever I am struggling to pick a topic to do and this one received no votes what-so-ever and I couldn’t figure out why… then I realised my followers probably thought I am going to talk about how sad I was about my parents divorcing – when in actual fact I…

  • The back up plan…

      GET THE LOOK Earrings: Primark, alternative option here. Co ord: Primark, jacket OR similar one from boohoo in petite range here. Top: Primark, alternative option here. Belt: Primark Shoes: New Look My back up plan… It was something that I had been thinking in the back of my mind for quite sometime. A family. Starting one… or maybe not having one? I’m not 100% sure if I do want one… but what I do know is that I want a back up plan, just in case I do.   I mentioned before in my previous blog posts (The type of love I don’t want,,, being on of them)… that whenever…

  • Mental Health Awareness Month; the stress of it all…

        GET THE LOOK Jacket: New Look, old. (Similar here) Earrings: River Island, old. (other ones I’d wear here, here) Top: Zara Skirt: Zara Wedges: Primark, old (similar here, here) This year’s Mental Health Awareness Month theme is Stress. The Mental Health Foundation did a free report on it. They are a charity that have goals to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health. I’m reading it now and is very intriguing. . .    The beginning of the report defines stress and it is very interesting. I have never read about the official definition of stress before but growing up I know long term exposure to stress…

  • In honour of Mental Health Awareness month …

    GET THE LOOK Earrings: Zara, sold out but similar one here Blazer: Primark, sold out but similar one here T-shirt: Zara Skirts: Zara Shoes: Converse Handbag: Vintage, another bag I LOVE and would wear here, here I find it quite me to do a 360 turn on topics… last week ‘the blank slate…’ I talk about how much I want to not be so intense and serious. But after hearing so much about mental health; seeing the Frightened Rabbit, Scott Hutchinson, losing his battle with mental health and corrie covering the topic of male suicide makes me want to honour mental health awareness month.    I have always been a…

  • The type of love I don’t want…

    GET THE LOOK Earrings: H&M Jacket: Zara, old (Similar one here) Jumper: H&M Bodysuit: Primark (So annoying you can’t order primark stuff online so here are other suggestions; here and here) Bottoms: Primark (Similar one here) Shoes: Converse I Have Nothing by Whitney Houston.  This was one of the songs I listened to on repeat when I was dating HM. HM was my first love… it was intense. It was as if any slight negative thing HM did/said to me broke my heart and left me in tears… I felt like he was my soulmate… like I NEEDED him to validate my existence.  I think first loves are always that intense…

  • “Where are you from..?” How I feel about being adopted.

      GET THE LOOK Jacket: Topshop, old (Similar ones here, here, lightweight version here) Earrings: Primark (Other suggestions here, want a different colour? green ones here, some cute pinky ones here) Necklace: Topshop, old (Other suggestions here, here, here) Top: Zara Jeans: Primark (Similar version here) Shoes; Primark (Similar ones here, or prefer kitten heels? here,  or more tassle power? here)   This is a question I have been asked so many times that I usually answer it with another question: originally or where I grew up? Because I NEVER, ever know how to answer that. I mentioned before in a previous post “are we all ignorant?” that AB hated being…

  • Self worth is a balancing act…

        GET THE LOOK Shirt: Primark (similar ones here, here, here) Dress: Primark (similar ones here, here, here) Shoes: Primark (similar ones here, here, here) Necklace: Vintage   I had a my first appointment with my new PT today. When asked about why I was there and what motivated me to go to the gym, I immediately thought about my perceptions on myself. How utterly low my self worth used to be. However self worth is a balancing act.. between being confident and being arrogant.    I love going to the gym. I know its not everyones cup of tea/pack of biscuits/type of pizza, but I LOVE it.  I used to struggle…

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