Real jobs

‘Get a real job.’ Four words than can horrifically undermine efforts, struggles, self-belief.  Four words that are thrown about in a bid to one-up and simultaneously destroy.  In 2018, riding the wave that is the internet age, where globalisation, innovation,…

With Reckless Abandon: the art of making luck

I’ve had this post sitting in my drafts for ages, since, ironically, I haven’t really found the right words, or the right phrasing. Nothing has felt like it’s articulated my point well enough. A point that is basically talking about…

Language is important

It’s such an important thing, language. The way we use words to express ourselves, describe our surroundings, make sense of what’s happening. We look to people’s use of language to help us understand how we are supposed to react to…

On Beauty Standards and ‘weird Asian’ products or apps

I’m not entirely sure why, but Meitu – a Chinese produced image editing/selfie app – has been doing the rounds on twitter and the rest of social media recently. I say ‘I’m not entirely sure why’ because the app is…

2017 Goals for life, blogging, and youtube

I love the start of things. New day, new month, new year, new ambition, new goal. It fills me with this massive sense of excitement that helps with motivation. I generally don’t subscribe to the hype of ‘new year, new me’, since…

The Death of Personal Style

Dramatic much? Maybe slightly hypocritical, as I’m in peak ‘perceived’ blogger mode: aka the pj situation, glasses, messy half-up do, because ease and comfort (and also my hair is now too short again to go full on messy bun). I’ve…

Inspirational, Aspirational, Attainable, or Relatable?

I’ve been thinking. A dangerous game to play in these ‘ere parts of the world wide web, but thinking has been done and conclusions have been drawn. Or, not quite conclusions, because that would indicate final results since I’m not…

Brexit, Trump, and the danger of political apathy.

Apathy will kill us, one day. Sorry to be so pessimistic, but in the state things are now, it’s hard to dissect each individual facet and locate a silver lining. How have we ended up in a position where the…

The deal with instagram bots (from a non-bot user)

I’ve been doing a lot of reading in my current employment lul, and as much as I wish it was with carefully crafted worlds of some fantastical place, or a guide to thinking more positively when nothing is coming up…


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