Body Shaming: Too Skinny, too Fat…too DAMN Judgmental?

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It’s an ordinary day. Once again, we find ourselves sardined on the underground on our way to work. With our nose firmly wedged into the armpit of a complete stranger and clinging to anything we can get our hands on, … Continue reading

My Big Fat Award Ceremony…Strike Two!

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Ladies, pull on those sparkling dresses. Gentlemen, straighten those dickie bow-ties! That’s right, it’s time for MY BIG FAT AWARD CEREMONY…STRIKE TWO! *Overhears a few yawns from the audience* As you may have already assumed, it’s a bit like a … Continue reading

I Love You, but I Don’t Like You: A Story of Fractured Bonds and Motherly Guilt

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I am going to be brave today and share with you, my story. Why brave? Perhaps, because these will be the most honest words I will ever write. I may face scrutiny or worse still, be judged. However, I’m not … Continue reading

What’s The Deal with Consumerism?

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Consumerism; alluring us in like a moth to a dancing flame. From eye-capturing brand names to the relentless advertisement of retailed goods, there’s no escaping the unceasing demand for us to dig deep inside our pockets and SPEND, SPEND, SPEND! … Continue reading

20 Fashion Trends That Should Never Have Happened!


We’ve all been there: Looking back at old photographs of ourselves and wondering, “What the heck was I thinking?” From shell-suit shockers to lycra so tight it left little to the imagination, there’s no running away from the ever-growing fashion … Continue reading

Garage-bought Flowers and Cheap Champagne: A Story of True Love.


Paris, the city of Love. A lifetime ago – or so it seems – my husband whisked me away whimsically on a romantic whirlwind adventure. We were twenty years old and very much floating in honeymoon period bliss. Which was ironic … Continue reading