(or, How I Trashed My Skin In Four Months)


I’ve spoken at length about my skin woes. Towards the end of last year I was getting to a point where I felt I could see a noticeable improvement which seemed to be lasting and I was feeling so happy about that.

Fast forward to today and… well, let’s just insert ALL the horror face emojis shall we? My skin is currently dreadful, close to the worst it’s ever been and I have absolutely nothing and nobody to blame but myself.  Continue reading “WHY YOU SHOULD DOUBLE CLEANSE”



Jo Malone fragrances have been my go-to for quite a few years now. I adore them and have developed quite the collection. From the one that started it all and my constant repurchase – English Pear & Freesia, to my most recent addition – Nectarine Blossom & Honey. If I had to stick to one branch for fragrance for the rest of my life it would, without hesitation, be Jo Malone – I really do think they do incredible fragrances.

The first time I ever went into a store I found the sheer selection available kind of overwhelming so, in an attempt to help narrow down the choices for any Jo Malone newbies out there or to inspire you to add a new fragrance to your collection here are my five favourite Jo Malone fragrances…

Top 5 Favourite Jo Malone Fragrances Continue reading “FRIDAY FIVE: FAVOURITE JO MALONE FRAGRANCES”


Free Printable Minimalist Calendars 2018One of my resolutions for 2018 was to be a little bit better organised with my own life admin. First stop, a month by month wall calendar that I can scribble down key dates and events on.

I’ve always been better at keeping track of things “old school” with pen and paper rather than electronically – here are six of the best minimal 2018 calendars I’ve come across that are available to download for free and print yourself. Continue reading “6 MINIMALIST 2018 CALENDARS TO DOWNLOAD FOR FREE”


2018 New Year

It’s been a good while since I’ve properly written on the blog but after an unexpected 2017, that at times seemed like it would only be filled with downs and the prospect of any ups being on the horizon seeming slim to none, I figured that if I ever wanted to get back into blogging jumping in head first and drafting up some posts would be a good place to start.

I’d like to write more travel posts – I’ve always considered myself lucky to have travelled the amount I have and I’d love to do some travel / destination guides to showcase some of my must visit places around the world that hopefully might help and inspire others – along with introducing some weightier think pieces on the blog and of course keeping my lighter style and beauty content too.

So here’s to a New Year, new beginnings and a hopefully newly invigorated zest for blogging (again)…