This post couldn’t have come at a better time. I’ve spent approximately 20 of the past 24 hours in bed, looking glumly out of the window and wondering why exactly it is that I can’t drag myself out of bed, into a hot shower and out into the big wide world. But let’s not dwell. I really thought about what makes me happy – think those weirdly specific things that…

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I’ve been blogging for nearly two years now. My blog and I share a birthday (17th of October, if you fancy sending my blog a birthday card). I’ve been motivated and I’ve been totally lazy. Haven’t we all?! I love blogging though – I love the whole community that comes along with it. Fabulous, gorgeous, inspirational women and men; the most aesthetically pleasing Instagram feeds I’ve ever seen; immaculate blog…

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Okay, so the prompt for today’s #GGBlogChallenge was about favourite recipes. I went off into a brief carbohydrate-laden daydream, then remembered that literally every single one of my favourite recipes includes chickpeas, so it would be a pretty boring list: chickpea salad. Chickpea burgers. Chickpeas. I started thinking about that age-old question I’ve been sick of hearing since I was old enough to be questioned about my moral food-related choices.…

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I’m a rare species of person in that I’m not really keen on music and I’m still unsure of who or what FKA Twigs is. However, as one of those musical theatre people (but not one who does stretches right in front of you to show how bendy I am – mainly because I am not at all bendy and stretches hurt me deeply), I’ve been known to enjoy the…

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No matter how horrendous life might seem at times (I just broke my longest nail, for instance, and I’m pushing through a harrowing mourning period), there’s always something to be thankful for. It can be big or small; important or fleeting. Here’s a little list of what I’m thankful for. I have enough money to pop into Primark and pick up a pair of new pyjamas whenever the impulse strikes…

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