Mental health, is a subject that has previously been rather taboo but is slowly becoming more openly talked about. During my first few years of university, I suffered from depression. It took me a while to finally admit to two of my closest friends that I needed help. I had become increasingly sad, sat in … Continue reading Me vs Mental Health: 1-0
Over the past few weeks, and months really, I’ve seen a stream of graduation photos across social media. Recently, I also got a “On This Day” notification from Facebook, featuring photos from my when I graduated with a 2:1 in Journalism last year. They do say that time flies when you’re having fun, but the … Continue reading What I’ve learnt during my first year out in the real world
A few weeks ago I embarked on my first ever solo holiday. As I am single and my friends are all skint, I decided I'd go it alone. So in May, after a few clicks, I had chosen Rome as my destination of choice. I flew out on the 12th of June, the day after … Continue reading My first taste of solo travelling: Rome
Millennials, those who were born in the early 1980’s to the mid-1990’s and who cause previous generations to tut and eye roll at every turn. We are split into Generation Y, who are slightly more similar to the previous generation, and Generation Z (where I fall). Millennials are branded as avocado obsessed spendaholics who are … Continue reading I’m a millennial and I hate avocados
Quitting your job without another prospect lined up is indeed incredibly risky and often something that is frowned upon by potential employers. Yet, in December 2017 I followed my heart and did just that.
Butterfly cakes are a crowd pleasure and are hassle free - great for parties and for getting the kids started early in the kitchen! This recipe is one of the easiest recipes for me (apart from my nans lemon cake - another fab chuck it all in and mix recipe!). Easy Butterfly Cakes Ingredients: Cakes: … Continue reading Easy Butterfly Cakes
For anyone that hasn't ever been to Ireland, I highly recommend you go! A few weeks ago I got the chance to go to Dublin, a place I was yet to visit but that has been on my list for a while. I've heard of its buzz and its culture and how it captivates its visitors. I was not disappointed.
These brownies are stupidly good! I used to dislike pistachios, but after having the most fantastic chocolate mousse with pistachios at Aquila in Bristol I found a new love for them. Martin, a guy I work with at Anthem Publishing has an unhealthy obsession for brownies (or any baked goods really) and Beau, the new … Continue reading Brownies His Way
This is by no means my favourite pie, that title is held by Jamie Oliver's Steak, Guinness and Cheddar Pie but this is still comforting, delicious and everything a steak and ale pie should be. My nan makes the most yummy steak pie and only uses steak, onion, water and seasoning and then tops it … Continue reading Steak and Ale Pie
I've wanted to start a blog for a while, but I didn't think I had the time or anything interesting to write about and so, like many of us do, I just pushed that thought aside. Then, a few months ago the editor of one of the magazines I work on gifted me a book … Continue reading The path to creating my blog