Category Archives: Comment

International Women’s Day: The women who inspire me

Today is International Women’s Day. I decided there was no better way to mark it than to share with you the women who inspire me.

From the everyday to the extraordinary, the things these women have achieved has helped shape me into who I am today. Read more…

The Right to Write: Conflicts of being a journalist and a blogger

I love a good blog. We as humans are a nosy bunch and it’s hard not to enjoy an insight into someone else’s life, especially when it’s accompanied by pretty pictures. I adore perusing recipe blogs for meal ideas, and I pay more credence to the style of fashionistas than I do High Street mannequins.

Yet, through no fault of their own, bloggers are making life tough for professional writers. And as someone who has dedicated four years to the art of crafting skilled copy and creating engaging multimedia content, this is hard to swallow. Read more…

Embrace Your Style, Not the High Street’s

This month, I’ve been making a conscious effort not to immediately buy everything I like, but to think responsibly about my shopping habits instead.

What I thought would just be an interesting topic for generating new blog content has actually had a profound effect on me and my style. Read more…

Let’s Talk About Modern-Day Misogyny

It’s not often I’ll write about anything extremely personal on the blog, and even more unusual for me to write something negative, but this is an issue that has been bothering me for a long time now.

You see, we live in a progressive society, and yet the every day sexism I encounter seems to be getting worse, not better. Read more…

The View from the Top: Living in New York

What a week! It’s not often you get to reply to a text with ‘sorry, can’t- moving to New York’ but I got to type that exact message. Fun times.

But moving to the Big Apple has so much more significance than the brag-factor. I have never been to such a dynamic, effervescent, thriving city in all my life. The microcosm of humanity that is New York brilliantly reflects the ways of people from all walks of life and I feel so privileged to get to reside in this quirky little world.

It’s been an absolute whirlwind already but here’s some of what I’ve been up to this week Read more…

21 Things I learned by 21

This week I turn 21 and, for some reason, that’s meant to be a big deal.

Do I feel like an adult? Not really. Do I feel ready to be an adult? Hell no. Nonetheless, I’ve got to admit that I have learned a few things during my 21 years of living.

Here’s 21 things I think every young person should know. Read more…