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...

September 18, 2018

Why 'getting my act together' is an ongoing process

When I was around 12 or 13 years old, my siblings and I very seriously sat down and made a plan about our parents' upcoming wedding anniversaries. Not the immediate ones - those were already covered by our default 'let...

August 6, 2018

I'll just go ahead and say it: I don't know when I last felt contented. Do you?

I live a life with many good things and people in it. I have many reasons to be grateful, to be happy, to be satisfied. But can I honestly claim to have achieved contentment? I can't. 

P...

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...

March 5, 2018

This morning I put on one of my favourite rings; a cheerful costume piece with a sparkling silver bird on it. It's beautiful to look at, wings outstretched in perfect symmetry, bouncing the light around as if it were actually in flight. 

The bird reminds me of the swift...

February 17, 2018

'Hey, don't take it personally.'

There's a moment of quiet; I sniff and nod. Of course. It's not personal - how could it be?

The number of times that phrase has been said to me or by me are many. I am a person who feels things quite deeply and quickly too, and while my...

February 4, 2018

On a clear skied night when the cold breath of winter is stilled and the world has slowed, just a little, you might look up and see the stars. You might take a deep breath and marvel. And you might stay there a minute, and then go indoors.

But what if you stay a little...