going cruelty free

The other day I came across an article all about animal testing in the makeup industry. After reading that, I decided that I would no longer support brands that carried out testing on animals. Even though the majority of my makeup is made by Maybelline, and some of their products work so well I’ve been … More going cruelty free

great granny

On the 7th of September, I had to say goodbye to a truly wonderful lady. Gillian, or as I knew her, Great Granny. She passed away on the 19th of August 2018 at the amazing age of 97. Although I am utterly heartbroken, I have to keep reminding myself of how very privileged I feel … More great granny

Summer of ’18

Well, weekly blogs have been a thing of the past. But, I’m back. For now anyway. I haven’t posted since JUNE (don’t worry, I’m as disappointed in myself as you are, I assure you). So, I thought I’d fill you in on my life in my favourite way – lots and lots of photos! And … More Summer of ’18

March Movies

Out of all the films I watched this month, these were my favourites. The Shape of Water As I mentioned last month, I was so excited to watch this film. And let me tell you, it certainly didn’t disappoint. This film was a work of art, every scene was absolutely stunning (which I expected from … More March Movies

Carrot Cake

This is the Hummingbird bakery’s carrot cake. I made it the other day and enjoyed it so much I thought I’d share it on here (also, I took some nice photos and had nothing to do with them). You Will Need: 300g soft light brown sugar 3 eggs 300ml sunflower oil 300g plain flour 1tsp … More Carrot Cake