I've always been a pretty independent person; in my first year at University I was never one to need someone with me to leave the house, and I will happily plan my own journeys/get things done for myself. However, one thing I had never done before was do the whole plane thing, completely by myself. You … Continue reading Things I Realised Flying Alone
To those who accept my "crazy", I know that I'm not always the easiest person to deal with. Sometimes my brain takes over and I lose control, and nothing feels as it should and I begin to doubt everything that I've come to know. I push you away, I say things I don't mean, and … Continue reading A Letter to those who Accept my “Crazy”
One of my best and worst traits is my constant need to better myself. I work as hard as I can in everything I do, I like challenges and pushing myself further and finding new avenues to attempt to excel at... I keep wanting to do more, to be more than I am, and whilst … Continue reading I’m Not Good Enough
I am a people pleaser; I like to make people happy and I don't like to let anyone down... And that can be both a great trait and a harmful one to have. I remember being 13 and agreeing to see a movie in cinema with 4 of my friends. I had absolutely no interest in the … Continue reading The Beauty of Saying “No”
As a child, I was spoon-fed this Western idea of beauty through the media: long legs, long (usually blonde) hair, abs, big boobs... the whole lot. I agreed, these girls were absolutely gorgeous, but as a frizzy haired, black 5 year old, I believed that I could be exactly the same when I grew up. … Continue reading I’ll Never be Tall and Skinny.
I wrote a while ago that I was going to start writing about fashion on my blog... However, I'm not exactly the most stylish person in the world, nor do I claim to be, so my fashion posts won't be all that typical... They'll be my a lot wordier than the normal kind of fashion post, and … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogging – Day 3 | I Have Too Much Stuff
During my first year of University I flooded my social media with photos; I think I had an album of over 200 pictures with countless selfies and nights out and every little thing that happened... However this year I got to University and the posts decreased drastically. Don't get me wrong, if anything I'm having so … Continue reading Changing Attitudes to Photos