In the spirit of all the Marie Kondo hype, let's explore how we can use the #konmari method on our writing too. Here are a few words that probably don't spark joy and are cluttering your writing. Very. Very is a (very) redundant word. I can't think of a single use for it. It's excusable in … Continue reading Marie Kondo Your Writing
Debating "what makes a writer?" and "who is allowed to call themselves a writer?" used to take up a fair bit of my time. I loved to write, had been writing for years and daydreamed about publication. But I didn't feel like a writer. The vocation felt distant, far away. Today, things are a lot simpler. … Continue reading What Makes A Writer?
Am I enough for... myself? For my high standards, the pressure I put on myself, my shabby brand of perfectionism?
I feel like it's probably a very British thing to be enthusiastic about seasons. But I've always found something refreshing and inspiring about entering a new 'time of year'. Currently it's 'Spring', although this season doesn't really register in my mind, as it's so, so slow to arrive. It usually feels like winter drags on … Continue reading Seasons though
Throughout January so far, I've been playing around with a few resolution ideas. Even if I make a few initial resolutions on New Year's Eve, I tend to reflect a lot in January and come up with a load more. So here are my 2016 new year's resolutions. I'm hoping that listing them all in … Continue reading 2016 Resolutions
I was just about to write a bucket list for myself when I suddenly thought "why not share this with the internet?" Then I thought a bucket list sounds a bit too official and a bit too scary so I'm instead going to list 30 things I would like to do before I turn 30. … Continue reading 30 Before 30
I wrote this list mainly for myself and initially decided not to post it because it's quite personal. However, it's entirely possible that someone might stumble upon it and find it helpful. So here it is. What love isn't: Allowing someone to rely on you more than is healthy. Ignoring the problems in a relationship. … Continue reading What Love Isn’t
I was standing in front of the mirror this morning, after having just got dressed, when I suddenly had a blog idea. What can I say? I'm my biggest inspiration. Just kidding, but really, today I'm gonna be talking about playsuits and how to find one that you love. I really like playsuits, I think … Continue reading Playsuit Logisitics