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While growing up I wasn’t ever sure what I really wanted to do. I had ideas of the journey – I was the seven-year-old playing on the beach who told the home-movie camera she was ‘going to college’. I was the adamant 17-year-old who had decided she was going to University. I was the 21-year-old graduate convinced she wo…

In times of darkness and doubt (of which there are lots) there’s a selection of quotes and comments and phone screenshots that I turn to. A random mix of things I’ve picked up from magazines and blogs and social media, from women all over the world and different walks of life. They help me to feel better and to be real…

Splurging on ASOS is about one of the damnest things that makes me all the happy. As does generally spending money on any and everything. But you know what’s even better than that? All of those little feelings throughout the day that get you through, those little ‘ahhh’ moments of blissful happiness where you forget fo…

We all have things or situations that we’re a little scared of. Mine seem to go through phases. At one point the dentist, then flying, then the dentist again, getting stuck on trains, eating certain foods, rain (yes really, although in my defence I was seven). As I’ve got older, my fears have fizzled away for the most…

As someone who works from home for a living, I am privy to many ‘it must be so great to stay in your Pyjamas all day!’ comments. Firstly, that’s disgusting. When you go to sleep wrapped up like a burrito in a 14 tog covering, your Pyjamas are not the freshest of garments to start your working day in. Secondly, me and t…

When I think back to the friendship groups I’ve moved through throughout the years, there are many. From primary school groups who dispersed in secondary, huge groups of male friends who dispersed into relationshipdom and those big, blow-out friendships where you can’t even remember what you fell out about in the first…