Makeup I Actually Wore + Used On Holiday

For the most part, I consider myself a reformed overpacker, I’ve gotten really good at whittling down my clothes down, I rarely bring my laptop, I’ve swapped from stacks of books to a Kindle, generally speaking I’m a much lighter packer these days. That is, until you get to my makeup bag. Now don’t get…

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5 Mini Book Reviews

I know I did a post similar to this not so long ago, but it seemed to go down quite well with you guys, and I’ve been STEAMING through my pile of books to read, so I thought I’d drop you a few more mini book reviews, in case you’re looking for something to add…

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Learning to Dress For Hot Weather

I am not a hot weather human. Generally speaking, I quite dislike the summer months, I prefer jeans, jumper and boot weather, no humidity and being able to wear a coat over my outfit to hide the fact it’s the same one as yesterday. The hot weather makes me grumpy, I’m clammy and sweaty, my…

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Afternoon Tea at The Lime Wood Hotel

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll likely have seen these photos already but my afternoon tea at the Lime Wood Hotel was SO good that I felt like I needed to dedicate a whole blog post to it! Shamefully, our afternoon tea here was my mum’s birthday present, that we only got around to…

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5 Ways I’m Trying To Be Healthier

Whilst health has been a big part of the last two years of my life, it’s not been by choice. My whole life recently has been dictated by my health, and it’s been pretty crappy. Because of my health I’ve been unable to workout, or even move around much, and eating healthy has been hard…

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The Three Summer Face Masks You Need

In the summer I’m all about light light light skincare. I don’t want thick and heavy creams, claggy face masks or thick serums, I want light layers and really, as few products as possible. However, all that doesn’t mean that my skin doesn’t still occasionally crave a good face mask, so I’ve amassed quite the collection…

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A Day In London: Handbag Essentials

As an ex-Londoner (who definitely still feels like a Londoner at heart) I like to think I have packing for a day in the city down to heart. My days in the city are usually longer than they were when I lived there, as I try to cram as much into a trip as possible,…

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The Importance of Plan Free Days

I am a big fan of plan free days. So much so, I try to have at least one a week. It seems crazy, to leave one whole day a week free from plans, obligations, to dos, but I’m dedicated to them. I’ve been turning down plans, missing out on events, all in the name…

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Goals + Intentions for July

A new month is upon us again, and this time I spent a while thinking carefully about the goals and intentions I wanted to set for July. We’re halfway through the year and I wanted to really think about where I’d like to be at the end of the year, and the steps I need…

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