Earlier this week, Olivia Newton-John made news headlines for saying that she was grateful to have fought breast cancer. That statement, understandably, shocked many people. Cancer is a horrible, evil thing that effects every single person in some way - whether it's losing someone, supporting someone who has lost someone or battling it themselves. For someone … Continue reading Why I appreciate my illness
Everyone take a deep breath. January is nearly over. What feels like the longest, most dreaded month of the year, is very nearly over. No offence to anyone who loves January - but what are you thinking? The dreary weather, the post-Christmas come-down, the heavy colds and returning to work. The end of social events … Continue reading Beating the January Blues
I love magazines. In particular, I love women's magazines - I buy Glamour and Cosmopolitan religiously, every month. But magazines, and women's magazines in particular, often get a bad reputation for being shallow, full of rubbish and for pushing unrealistic beauty standards on women. I'm here to tell you that this isn't always true. I might be a journalism … Continue reading Women’s Magazines
I'll skip past Christmas because I'm sure everyone is tired of the old 'how were the holidays' questions by now! But this is my first blog post of the year, so Happy New Year and I hope the first week on 2017 was good to all of you! I've got some exciting plans during March, April and May … Continue reading Hello 2017!