Gingham, bows, and body confidence

There’s something about gingham that immediately makes me think of summer. It’s the same sort of thing that makes me associate tartan with autumn and winter, which means that somewhere down the line I’ve bought into a very effective marketing strategy aligning…

10 good things in May

Well, May has been a month. I feel like I’ve been all little wrung out emotionally since the start, even though nothing bad has happened to me personally. I think I’m still trying to get used to being energetic for 6 hours…

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…

10 things I’ve learned in my first month of teaching abroad

So I’ve been teaching for a month now – first official paycheck and everything – and it’s definitely taught me a thing or two about life. I’m pleased that I wasn’t ever really a complete and utter terror at school,…

A graduate scheme that’s a bit different: Unlocked* #ad

Graduates, we all know the struggle of finding employment, especially in a climate that doesn’t seem to know if it’s coming or going. We’re facing uncertain times in the world, and it’s so very very daunting when we’re trying to…

Where did the personal style go

I was asked one question a lot this past week: how is fashion in Seoul, or fashion in South Korea as a whole, different to fashion in London/the UK/the West? It’s an interesting question, and one that I actually particularly enjoy…

South Korea Take 2: The first 2 weeks

I’ve been back in South Korea for just over two weeks now, as in, writing this… it’s been two weeks exactly since I stepped on a plane, two weeks and six days since I arrive at Incheon airport. And, first…

The Huge Announcement: I am moving!

I’ve been a bit cryptic in the last month and a bit over on twitter, instagram, and a little on here. It’s been really hard to keep this announcement a secret; each stage I’ve passed that’s got me that bit…

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…


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