5 Myths About Charity Shops You’ve Probably Gotten Wrong.
Lifestyle

5 Myths About Charity Shops You’ve Probably Gotten Wrong.

What do you think of when somebody mentions the word Charity Shop? Cluttered shops filled with old unwanted clothes that smell a little funky? I think this is what the majority of people first associate with Charity shops – and it was probably mine too before I really started shopping in them. But there are so many myths surrounding Charity shops and that’s all they are. Myths! I’m going to delve into 5 Myths about Charity Shops you’ve probably gotten wrong. They don’t pay rent or get discounts on utilities I really don’t know where this idea originally came from,…

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Pizza Punks Newcastle: Anarchy in the Oven
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Pizza Punks Newcastle: Anarchy in the Oven

I love Pizza. Pizza is life. Pizza is my favourite food, so when I saw Pizza Punks was coming to Newcastle, I was pretty excited to try somewhere new for that pizza fix. If I had to choose one meal to eat for the rest of my life if would easily be Pizza. There are so many possibilities on toppings you would never tire of eating it every day. However, since turning Vegan back in July I’d accepted a life of mediocre pizza with no cheese. Vegan cheese is quite difficult to get right. I’ve tried quite a few and there’s…

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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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