Frugal Life, Minimalism

The Value of No

I'm sick. More specifically, I have a terrible cold, I have injured my ankle and my elbow, and I am bloody exhausted. I injured my ankle as I was walking home from class on Saturday night, carrying a million and one things, and I feel very ungracefully on to the pavement and cried. I was… Continue reading The Value of No


I’m Still Here.

I know this blog has been dormant for far, far too long. What can I say? Life happened, as it always does. Lots has been happening - all good, all fantastic, all wonderful. But, I feel like my life has spun out of control and I've let go of the reigns on some things that… Continue reading I’m Still Here.

Frugal Life, Minimalism

Self Care is About Being Sensible, Not Spoilt

Recently my friend shared this amazing article about self care with me. It really struck a chord, because I think our generation can get so caught up with 'treating ourselves' that we forget that it is sometimes just as necessary to look after the basics. Self care isn't responsible if it sends you in to… Continue reading Self Care is About Being Sensible, Not Spoilt

Minimalism, Time Capsule

Defining Myself Through Fashion – And Learning To Let Go

It's been nearly ten years since I first discovered vintage fashion and the pin-up scene. It was love at first sight - finally, fashion that was suited to my figure! My extreme curves now even had a name (apparently, having a greater than ten inch difference between your hips and your waist is called a… Continue reading Defining Myself Through Fashion – And Learning To Let Go

Frugal Life, Minimalism, Plastic Free and Zero Waste

Welcome to Plastic Free July!

It is June 30th, which means tomorrow (which is in less than one hour, as I type this!) is the official start of Plastic Free July. According to their website, Plastic Free July is a challenge "to refuse single-use plastic during July...Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic… Continue reading Welcome to Plastic Free July!