Fashion

Making workwear fun; how I give my office ootd some personality

My idea of nightmare attire is probably a stiff, close fitting, traditional grey work dress. Apologies, grey work dresses, or wearers of grey work dresses; I’m sure nice dresses that are grey that you could wear for work exist, but in this instance I see the grey work dress as a symbol of all the… Continue reading Making workwear fun; how I give my office ootd some personality

Negative effects of social media
Life

Instagram is making me hate perfectly nice things and it’s pathetic

I went for lunch with a friend the other day. After we’d caught up on the important things – her recent trip to NYC, what we wanted to eat, which of the middle aged men in the office was being most of a displeasure to work with that day – we moved on to more… Continue reading Instagram is making me hate perfectly nice things and it’s pathetic

How to style red accessories
Fashion

Two scarlet style staples, because I can’t stop buying red stuff

I wanted this title to be a beret pun, but hey, it’s late, and I don’t know any, so there’s a tongue twister relating to today’s topic of red accessories for you instead. Is there a colour you just never thought you would suit? I’ve had three; black (yes, that's right, I was convinced that… Continue reading Two scarlet style staples, because I can’t stop buying red stuff

Travel

Budapest travel diary part one | Buda, views and igloos

Budapest is a city Rob and I have wanted to visit together for a long time; Rob’s grandmother is Hungarian, you see, but he’d never actually been, so our trip in November was a long time coming and very eagerly anticipated (me for the gram, Rob for the goulash. Or something like that). Since there… Continue reading Budapest travel diary part one | Buda, views and igloos

New Look sale knitwear
Fashion

The £20 outfit I found in the dregs of the January sales

I consider sale shopping - along with crisp eating, overthinking, and using 1000 words when 100 will suffice, amongst others - to be in my top 10 skills. I know, I know; some can play an instrument, some can speak another language, and lots of people can do all manner of impressive things, but I… Continue reading The £20 outfit I found in the dregs of the January sales