Hi, I’m Sally, and there’s no handy little portrait in my blog sidebar because I don’t know how to do that, so you’ve probably only seen my actual face about 3 times. One of those times is right now: hi. I love reading stuff like this; I’m dead nosy and find it dead interesting to see what other bloggers actually put into their posts. “I don’t like ketchup.” “I have two eyes.” “At one point in my development I was a foetus.” Okay so they are slight exaggerations, but come on now! You’re a whole wonderful person with a life…

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I make a lot of lists (as you might have noticed if you’ve read my blog before!), but this prompt made me really sit down and have a think. I’m lucky enough to be doing the job I want to do for the rest of my life, so that’s not a big part of my bucket list. I’m getting a house. I have lovely pets. What else do I want? Work with a charity to improve the life of children anywhere in the world. It doesn’t matter to me whether I go jetting off to orphanages in Peru or children’s…

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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 you don’t realise you love until you REALLY think about it. Here we go. Reading a new magazine. Bonus points if you’re either tucked up in bed with a cold…

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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 themes that make my blog look like a baby’s art project. I like being able to write whatever I want: whether it be about makeup, my ever-thinning hair, or random…

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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. I’ve been a vegetarian my entire life and have actually never eaten meat or fish. If you’re a vegetarian, let me know if you’ve heard some of these bangers. If…

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