Ethical Living: Five Changes I’ve Made to Live More Consciously.
Lifestyle

Ethical Living: Five Changes I’ve Made to Live More Consciously.

Ethical living – the word on everybody’s lips at the moment. Now it’s not just about reducing the amount of plastic you use, but that’s a good start. Over recent months everybody has become more and more aware of the impact we are making on the planet. Coffee shops like Caffe Nero and Pret are rewarding you with discounts for bringing your own reusable cup when grabbing yourself a beverage. Iceland has vouched to remove the use of plastic in their own brand products by 2023. Over the past year or so it seems everybody is cottoning on to how…

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Saying Goodbye To Fast Fashion and Shopping More Ethically.
Fashion

Saying Goodbye To Fast Fashion and Shopping More Ethically.

Today I’m here to discuss some thoughts on fast fashion. Now I’m the first to admit I love fashion. Clothes are a huge interest of mine and I love experimenting with different styles and trends. I’ve tried in the past to have a ‘minimalistic’ wardrobe with basic colours etc. But that really does not work for me – at all. I love colour, I love prints and I love having fun with my outfits. But that doesn’t mean I can’t shop more consciously. It’s weird but since turning vegetarian a year ago, I’ve become more aware of how my lifestyle…

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Photography Masterclass with Elouisa Georgiou and Viking Office Supplies.
Event

Photography Masterclass with Elouisa Georgiou and Viking Office Supplies.

On a sunny and slightly sticky evening last week, I headed along to The Botanist in Newcastle for an event unlike any other I’ve attended. Viking hosted a blogger photography masterclass with Leeds based photographer Elouisa Georgio, where a group of us learnt tips and advice on how to improve our blog photography. The evening began with Elouisa talking us through the fundamentals of photography, such as ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture. All of which are essential for anybody wanted to take good quality photographs. After we had been briefed on how a camera works, we were given a few tips and tricks…

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Adult friendships and finding your tribe.
Lifestyle

Adult friendships and finding your tribe.

I’ve spoken previously about friendships, introversion and about how I sometimes struggle with finding the confidence to approach people and start friendships. The post in question I wrote back in 2016 when I was really struggling with not feeling like I belonged. Fast forward two years and I’m in a much better much happier place. So what’s changed? I think overall I’ve just become happier in myself. I’ve struggled over the past few years with issues with, self-confidence and generally not feeling comfortable with my body. This can have a huge effect on lots of different things. In the past, I’ve…

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How to make a rented house feel like a home
Interiors

How to make a rented house feel like a home

If you’ve been reading along for a while you might know we moved into our own rented flat in February 2016. If you’ve ever lived in a rented place you’ll know how difficult it can be to really make it feel like your own space. Both Lee and I have previously rented mouldy student digs,  so we were both excited to move into a flat that was in a much better condition. Plus, we’ve been really lucky that our landlord has allowed us to paint the flat to help freshen it up. This really helped up make our rented place…

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