THE BLOG

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

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...

May 11, 2018

How would you feel just walking your own path. Knowing there are people walking in a different lane. Still close enough to help you, support you and walk with you.


How would you feel if you walked your own path without hesitation or doubts? Fierce and with a confident...

November 15, 2017

Another day, another week, another year, another lifetime. I'm forever waiting for some perfect time to start something that scares or excites me - why?

It's as if I have to get all my ducks in a row before I can undertake a challenge. Whoever came up with that phrase h...

October 8, 2017

I get it in the neck sometimes for being so active on social media. Like I don't have any concept of privacy, or I'm asking to be accosted by weirdos. If someone invades my personal life, that's my problem for being so open, right?

It's a tricky one.

On the one hand, we...

February 5, 2016

My recollections of upsetting people with my outfits begin at ten. At ten, there was the Joseph fleece. It was a magnificent multi-coloured thing of beauty, lovingly made by my mum with a 'you'll grow into it' generosity. It got nicknamed 'the Joseph fleece' because ot...

December 22, 2015

It's T minus three days, or two really at this point. I am balancing a tightrope between my decision not to give in to Christmas stress, and the reality that I do actually care what some people think and I don't want them to think I hate/forgot/disregard them (delete a...

December 8, 2015

Five feet, eight and a half inches.

44-35-46.

Twenty-seven years, six months, two days.

Seven.

Fourteen stone and two pounds.

132.

These are all measurements that belong to me -

But they are not me.

They don't define who I am.

They are not a limit.

They are numerical values, not...

October 26, 2015