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…

2016: What A Year

2016, you have been… Well. You’ve been. It’s hard to put 2k16 into words, isn’t it? For me it’s been a year of transitions, for many it’s been a ‘year of realising things’. Those iconic words from Kylie Jenner that…

The Sales Assistant Survival Kit

Probably one of the most common jobs around is the sales assistant position. It’s the job that tides you over if you’re lucky enough to land one once you turn 16, or during your gap year as I did, or at uni,…

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…

Making memories when you’re not that festive

It’s the first holiday period I’ve had since I was tiny that isn’t immediately followed by exams, or marred with the impending sense of doom that comes with assignments and essays and by taking a break you’re not doing enough…

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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