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New Beauty I'm Swearing By

To me there’s nothing worse than shimmery makeup in the winter but come summer when I’ve got a few freckles, a bit of glowy makeup can go a long way, And there’s nothing nicer than a sheeny cheekbone over sundowners […] 0 Comments Read more

Beauty, Fashion, Travel

Nomadic State of Mind

I think I can remember exactly when the travel bug bit me. After spending four months teaching at a primary school in Uganda and being lucky enough to explore Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar while at it, I was writing in […] 0 Comments Read more


Winter Hair Heroes for Hair that Wants to Quit

Sometimes it shames me how much my hair plays a part in how I feel. If you looked at me and my unkempt barnet that rarely gets blow dried or styled, you might not guess I've spent a lot of time and money on my hair over the years, namely because it is more than a little sensitive to just about everything. 15 Comments Read more


The Stuff Getting Me Through Winter

A few favourite things for a round-up, show and tell kind of post where I essentially wax lyrical about the stuff making life better when it’s freezing and dark outside. And Christmas is for giving presents to yourself too right? […] 11 Comments Read more


A Little Skin Saviour

  The last two months have really taken their toll on my skin. Lots of flights (I’ve lost count), skyrocketing stress levels and life admin coming out of my ears has meant my skin and hair have taken a back […] 6 Comments Read more


American Beauty

I love discovering new products while I'm travelling, almost as much as I like the clothes and the food and just about everything else about new places. 6 Comments Read more


Satin Slippers

I feel like these shoes are more ‘ugly sisters’ than Cinderella, given the fact they could squeeze their feet into these backless beauties, but nevertheless they feel mighty fancy on. Side note, I’ve also started shopping like my mum and […] 14 Comments Read more


Take Five | Summer Feels Beauty

Whether you're jetting off to the heat or staying put with no time off in sight, here's five beauty products guaranteed to give you that 'out of office' feeling. I use all of these at home but also felt kind of blasphemous not packing them for a hot holiday so they've come with me to Mexico this week. Needless to say, I'm not the light-packing kind... 11 Comments Read more