My Imperfect American Beauty

  “ I’ll be honest with you – I didn’t expect the majority of my Valentine’s Day to revolve around something as insignificant as problematic buttercream. Don’t get me wrong; I’m not a die-hard romantic, I wasn’t anticipating a meticulously planned journey to the very depths of my heart, fluffy bouquets and…

How To Make A Cup Of Tea

“ I don’t remember much from school, and I can only attribute this memory loss to two things. The unreliability of my memory, which manages to retain things like conversations had years ago word for word or the exact outfit someone was wearing when I first met them, they’re all there, painfully…

Dear 2017, Be Gentle With Me

“ Like most things in my life, I have a love/hate relationship with New Year’s resolutions. The optimistic part of me (the same part of me that also has a deep-seated love affair with chic stationary) has an eager desire to create lists of things that I want to overcome and achieve…

Christmas Blues

“ A list of things I would sell to relive Christmas 2016 again: my waist-length hair, the entirety of my vintage wardrobe, my growing camera collection, my flat-mate, a kidney. This might seem like an overreaction to an annual holiday, I mean, most people love Christmas but, I LOVE Christmas. In fact,…

An Introduction

“ Slow Thriller, light of my life, fire of my loins. I feel like I need to begin my blog with an iconic opening line, and what better than an homage to one of my favourite books? So if that first sentence looks familiar to you, we are going to get along…