I Wrote A Quote A Day Journal & Here’s What Happened

When I first heard of the bullet journal trend (getting a notebook and essentially drawing up your own template for a diary) I must admit I was tempted. Then I saw how much work was involved and how much time you need to dedicate to it. As a self confessed time poor, occasionally disorganised under pressure person it just wasn't for me. Still, feeling inclined to do something with my copious amounts of notebooks (trust me I have a lot) I decided to use my small Smythson diary as a quote diary. Something to use to jot down a quote a day.
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Why We All Need A ‘To Do Never’ List

To do lists, places to be, people to see, emails to read and plans to make... Phew. I'm tired even thinking about what I've got to do in the next couple of weeks. In life, in addition to thousands of other people I'm always being told how to be organised, how to be productive and how to force relaxation to train our body into winding down. It all feels a bit synthetic doesn't it? I'm sure I'm not alone in sometimes closing my bedroom door, sighing and just saying 'enough'.rewa
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How To Spend A Day Alone In London

Aside from all the shops, bars and salons I know London like the back of my hand. It's a great place to spend a day alone. My favourite place at the moment? Connaught Village. Aside from the beautiful salons and restaurants, the pre owned designer shoes and bags are absolutely worth a visit. From Chanel bags like this to previously owned designer shoes, they're worth the short walk from Oxford Circus. The prices are great.
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Are You Thinking Of Starting A Blog?

Some people start a blog as a hobby. Some down to fear of missing out. Others do it to get noticed as an influencer in their category. Lots intend on becoming bigger than their blog, noticed as an aspirational figure, a consultant or minor 'celebrity'. Whatever the reason at the heart is context and curation.
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Come Shopping With Me At ME+EM, Lucy Choi & Kokoro

For the first time, I'm taking you behind the scenes to some of my favourite shops; Lucy Choi, ME+EM and Kokoro. From an iconic British brand renowned for their chic contemporary clothing, to an eclectic fusion of culture and fashion. Even some incredible shoes from Lucy Choi. Come shopping with me!
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How To Fake What You Don’t Know

Of course opportunities present themselves but it's the choices you make that can make the difference. So how can you act in those situations where an opportunity is there but you're at risk of saying/doing the wrong thing and losing it? Here's how I like to fake what I don't know.
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One Way Of Plumping, Tightening & Firming The Neck

When it comes to skincare, you're probably satisfied with your cleansing, toning and moisturising routine. I'm guessing it's only when you examine more closely that you start picking at things that you hadn't really noticed before. Enlarged pores, blackheads, shiny areas... All fine. But how about the parts you probably don't consider as a 'specific concern'?
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How Blogging Full Time Has Changed Me As A Person

Occupation? “Blogger”…. Daniel and I recently went to give notice on our wedding and met with a wedding registrar to go through all the legalities¬†for the big day. They asked are we related? “Hope not”. Am I already married? “Not that I’m aware of?”… It’s when it came to my occupation that I hesitated. I’ve been blogging for around 5 months full time and this is only the second time I’ve been asked what I…
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New Season Style Staples Catapulting Me Into Spring /Summer

Taking my cue from the occasional break through of sun and the tenderness of rare warmer temperatures, I thought it was about time to pack away some of my super thick cable knit polo necks and ankle length double duty Winter coats to make some space for some brighter, breezier Spring/Summer essentials.
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A Weekend At The Bell Inn, New Forest

Last weekend was my first time in New Forest. It seemed so wonderfully full of wildlife and peace. The Bell Inn is a charming rustic hotel with a food menu to die for and a place I'd definitely recommend others to visit. Pack your wellies, warm coats and get ready for some escapism.
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Are Beauty Subscription Boxes Really Worth It?

When I worked on mags at The Times and The Sun it became a bit of a joke among everyone on my bank of desks just how much I loved a beauty box. Each month I'd receive a box of five high end goodies to try. They were always luxe or full size products - not the type you can usually sample at your designer beauty counter. Are they worth it?
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