October, October, October! 🎃

For most people, their favourite holiday is in summer when they get to go to a hot country, or Christmas time where they get to cosy up on the sofa with hot chocolate and a film. For me, undoubtedly, it’s October. Autumn really starts kicking in, the brown, red and orange leaves begin falling. It’s […]

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Five things you come to realise when you move out of your parents

I’m 23 years old and about four months ago I moved out of my parents, for what I hope, is the last time. I first moved out when I was 18 to University, from one of the smallest city’s in the UK to the capital, London. My experiences as a student in London were unforgettable […]

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Blogger Recognition Award

Early last week I was thrilled to find out that charliechatters was nominated for The Blogger Recognition Award by Rika Confesses. I really appreciate the nomination and the fact that, despite being a new discovery for Rika, she thought my small blog was worth the mention. Rika Confesses is generally a badass blog that makes […]

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Exploring something new

Usually entering Monday morning, I would feel apprehensive for the week ahead. I allowed myself to become trapped by a routine, forgot about putting some time aside for myself. Yes, I would read and play video games but almost to structure. My commute time is set aside for a book and after dinner I play […]

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At long last

I sit and close my eyes, I can hear the swirl of the washing machine downstairs, cars passing by my house. I feel the warmth on my legs from the sun, breaking through my bedroom blinds. I feel so, relaxed. I’m a Marketing and Communications Intern in the Third Sector. I love my job, but […]

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My ridiculously bad commitment to running

Being from Newcastle upon Tyne, ever since I was little, I’ve had “finish the Great North Run” on my bucket list. Well, this year in January the draw closed for general entry and my name was among those chosen. It’s amusing to say that my mom acted a little bit like Dumbledore in the Goblet […]

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Why your first blog post is so overrated

For the past week I’ve sat writing post after post, never being fully satisfied with the content. It got to 11:43pm last night and I had finally given up. That’s it, no blog post, ever. I had seven drafts and no content worthy to be my first blog post. Infuriated with my inability to write a […]

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