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Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018 Part 2: Jennifer Saunders and Scarlett Curtis.

Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018 Part 2: Jennifer Saunders and Scarlett Curtis.

I had some great feedback from people on my previous post, so was excited to write about the rest of my experiences at the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018.  Attending was fantastic, especially as I got to meet some of my heroes. A running theme throughout […]

Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018 Part 1: Mary Shelley and Jo Brand

Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018 Part 1: Mary Shelley and Jo Brand

If someone had told 15 year old me that one day she’d be attending an acclaimed literature festival with tickets that said “media and press” on them, I wouldn’t have believed them. Attending the Cheltenham Literature Festival this year was fantastic, especially as I got […]

Love by Name, Love by Nature – An Interview with a Celebrant*

Love by Name, Love by Nature – An Interview with a Celebrant*

Do me a favour and imagine your wedding day. This may be the wedding day you’ve already had or the hypothetical one you’ve been planning since you were small with a pillowcase for a veil. Or perhaps marriage isn’t for you – to each their […]

Hello Houseplants, Goodbye Dry Skin?

Hello Houseplants, Goodbye Dry Skin?

I love Autumn just as much – if not more – than the next young, white, Instagram-dwelling female. Call me “basic”. I’m fair-haired, have very pale skin and too much sunlight gives me hives. No kidding, I literally get sun hives (read Polymorphic Light Eruption). […]

Books for the Headstrong (Teenage) Female in Your Life

Books for the Headstrong (Teenage) Female in Your Life

You can find the first instalment of these posts here. Today, we have book recommendations from pre-teen/teenage Becca. As you would expect, things gets a little more angsty and relationship-focused. These are books I read between the ages of 11-18 that, in addition to being […]

Books for the Headstrong (Little) Female in Your Life

Books for the Headstrong (Little) Female in Your Life

I, arguably, spent the majority of my childhood and teenage years liking books more than people. It wasn’t that I actively disliked people, I just found them a little harder to understand sometimes. I grew up in a house with a drama and English graduate […]

Bristol HarSPA Launch: Coastal Clarity on Corn Street

Bristol HarSPA Launch: Coastal Clarity on Corn Street

Credit to VicMRose Warning: contains descriptions of luxurious spa treatments and delicious food. May cause envy and an intense desire to book a spa day. In April, I visited the Bristol Harbour Hotel to celebrate the birthday of their gorgeous Gold Bar. I’d never been […]

My Top Three Super Plants

My Top Three Super Plants

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, plants and social media are having a bit of a moment. Instagram is full of quirky succulents, overgrown cheese plants and hanging ivy arranged just-so. The hashtag #UrbanJungle is being used in abundance and I for one am loving it. “Plants Make […]

Cream Teas, Wild Ponies and Nostalgia

Cream Teas, Wild Ponies and Nostalgia

I’ve been contemplating whether I should write a post on our mini camping trip since we got home. On one hand, we had the loveliest time in one of my favourite places.

The Medium-Sized Mermaid: A Love Letter to Body Positive Swimwear*

The Medium-Sized Mermaid: A Love Letter to Body Positive Swimwear*

lan Menken, Ron Clements, John Musker and Howard Ashman have a lot to answer for: they made a significant amount children want to be mermaids. Yes, I’m talking Disney’s The Little Mermaid.