THE BLOG

I write about life, fashion, feminism, philosophy, politics, gym terror, and shoes. This may not be a comprehensive list...

June 10, 2019

What sense is to be found in evening air,
In the gold light of day’s end,
In the breath that softly steals over through and into green
Til every growing thing is sighing

When the birds sing their mates back to their nests,
A quiet orchestra of homecomings
With the hum...

June 2, 2019

Warwickshire boasts some delightful country pubs and restaurants, and the summer is an ideal time to explore a little further afield to find them. So I was delighted to be invited to visit The Chequers Inn in Ettington, just outside Stratford-upon-Avon, to try out thei...

May 12, 2019

In early May I tried out a skin treatment called HydraFacial at a new skincare clinic that recently opened in Kenilworth, Warwickshire.

Bare Faced Aesthetics is run by Zoe Myers, who has been practicing as an aesthetician for over 7 years. Zoe contacted me via Instagram...

April 26, 2019

This week I took a test designed to tell me more about my creative personality.


Creative Types is based in psychology research and is the brainchild of Adobe Create, along with creative agency Anyways, a group of UK developers and designers, and writer Carolyn Gregoire...

February 9, 2019

Do you ever go through periods of time where you’re not sure where your power is? 

Maybe you’ve been struggling with life for a while, or maybe every time you’re getting somewhere, something happens to make you feel like you’ve been knocked back. Maybe your challenge is...

December 31, 2018

The sun has slipped below the horizon line

and we retreat

Shut ourselves where artificial heat revives and warms us.

We prepare for the close,

For the countdown.

The wind skims trees and rooftops,

scoops branches in its arms and holds them

before releasing and rushing elsewhe...

November 27, 2018

Things I have learned since turning 30

Is it incredibly clichéd for me to use my thirtieth birthday as blog material? And introspective blog material at that? I’m going to do it anyway and I think I can live with it. If you decide you can’t then I’ll just leave this lin...

October 26, 2018