2017; my year of a thousand tears

Finally, 2017 has come to an end. A year in which I have struggled, a culmination of a dozen endings with no new beginnings, just an expanse of limbo and sadness whilst trying to work out what is the meaning of my life and my next steps forward. Being alone a lot of the year has meant … Continue reading 2017; my year of a thousand tears

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Merry Consumermas!

I know I sound like a massive scrooge, and believe me I’ve tried so hard to get into the spirit of things… but to be honest I don’t really get Christmas. Granted, I come from a mixed race household and I am not of a wholly Christian background however every element of Christmas is now … Continue reading Merry Consumermas!

Zero Waste Deodorant- recipe and review

I first heard about links between aluminium and breast cancer when I was around 13 years old; I have no idea where I heard this especially back in the early 2000’s but somehow this information trickled into my consciousness from somewhere. This resulted in me buying a salt rock deodorant; however through my early teenage … Continue reading Zero Waste Deodorant- recipe and review

An unconventional love letter

                     I remember being around 11 years old and pining for a dog. I watched Blue Peter religiously every day and their dogs Lucy, Mabel and Meg (a golden retriever and two border collies respectively) were literally what I wanted most in life. I was a … Continue reading An unconventional love letter

When life gives you lemons…

Lemons to me used to be either a zingy ingredient in cooking, or something to have when your throat starts to feel scratchy in the winter months. Little did I know the endless uses there are for this miracle fruit... CLEAN Lemons are now one of my three household cleaning staples, alongside vinegar and bicarbonate … Continue reading When life gives you lemons…

Thoughts on the fashion industry

As September, the month of fashion weeks draws to a close, I am reflecting on my thoughts towards fashion. In my early twenties, this world of glitz and glamour excited me massively. Why is it that it is so immensely appealing to people, myself included? As the fifth most polluting industry in the world, equal … Continue reading Thoughts on the fashion industry

The leaves are changing… Thank goodness

In recent years, the changing of seasons has made me nervous. What was once a linear Spring- Summer- Autumn- Winter transition pattern, is now a zig zag of all four randomly appearing at various points in the year. Although Donald Trump flat out denies that climate change is even a reality, the ever increasing incidences … Continue reading The leaves are changing… Thank goodness