My 2018 Book List

In 2017, I had set myself the goal of reading a book each month of the new year and much to my surprise, I actually did it! Reading has always been something that I've enjoyed, ever since a desperate longing to be Matilda from a young age so it’s been wonderful to focus more of my [...]

If you grew up in a small town…

Growing up in a small town is special and unique: whilst desperate to break free and run away to some exciting new place, you find yourself befriending similar small townians and realise that maybe it’s not so bad after all. Here are some of the inevitabilities of growing up in a tiny place: Everywhere has [...]

Things that were missing in the Harry Potter films…

I'm sure I speak for all Harry Potter fans when I say that there were a lot of great aspects of the book that were missing the films. Of course, I'm aware that the films would have been 10 hours long if absolutely everything was included. But, would I have watched 10 hours of Harry Potter with [...]

DISASTER STRUCK

Picture this. It's a quiet Thursday night. I have no plans, was going to laze about in my pants watching YouTube videos and writing to do lists I'll never look at again - simple. That's when it happened. My laptop, god bless her soul, passed to the other side. Within seconds I'm tearing my hair [...]

What I’ve learnt from Dry January

*Short disclaimer: I drank three times in January, technically a failure but also still of an achievement - 3 isn't 31 people! Okay, it was four.* I can't be the only person that has woken up at 2pm on a Saturday afternoon, dribble down my face, a hazy memory of the evening before and a [...]

Make a change in 2018: tips for being waste free!

Often when we hear the term "waste-free" our minds wander to images of people that only eat food that they grow themselves, refuse to go into supermarkets and wear hemp clothes. Naturally, this isn't the only way to be waste-free and you definitely don't have to cut everything out immediately. Similarly to every other challenge [...]

Vegan in Brighton

Veganism is often deemed a difficult lifestyle to follow, particularly when it comes to eating out and grabbing food on the go. LUCKILY, we have Brighton – a saving grace when it comes to vegan food. Brighton is rife with options and always has something at hand to help a hungry herbivore.   Given that there are so many places, it would be tricky to [...]

Supporting somebody with mental health problems

Mental health problems are something that are so underrepresented in our society; there are many issues with the ways in which we view mental illness and particularly how we attempt to cure it. I'm not here to tell you how to live your life or provide you with some miracle cure - as much as [...]