The Issue with Sustainability as a Middle-Class Fashion Trend

After spending the best part of two days searching for a foundation not packaged in plastic, that would still function as a foundation, I’ve become once again frustrated by how expensive everything ‘sustainable’ is. Especially as a lot of the time eco products are still packaged in plastic no matter how many times their companies … Continue reading The Issue with Sustainability as a Middle-Class Fashion Trend

You Don’t Need Everything Sorted by Thirty: And Other Patronising Life Advice I Hate

Today I turn twenty-seven and, honestly, I can’t help feeling I should have some ducks in my row by now. I’m aware twenty-seven is young. I’ve heard every single way of someone telling me I’m still young. But it actually annoys the heck out of me. Can you maybe not invalidate my fears by patronisingly … Continue reading You Don’t Need Everything Sorted by Thirty: And Other Patronising Life Advice I Hate

My Day of Self-Care and Relinquishing Control: Mental Health Awareness Week

The theme of Mental Health Awareness Week this year is bodies. Which, especially in this era of mass media, is incredibly relevant. I’ve spoken before about my own self-confidence struggles. As I grow older I seem to hate my body more and more. The only part of me I’m OK with is my hair. A … Continue reading My Day of Self-Care and Relinquishing Control: Mental Health Awareness Week

Dear Customer

As of this week I’m back working in customer service. It’s coming into the season here in Cornwall (Easter break!) so a few part time positions have come up around the village. I really didn’t want to go back to shop work, if I’m honest, but I’ve found it a huge relief. Whilst selling pasties … Continue reading Dear Customer