Been shadowbanned and not sure why, or what to do? I’ve written a more recent and thorough post on this issue here. The Instagram changes keep on rolling in, and the latest round has ruffled a few feathers online. I try to hang back on commenting too soon on these things because there’s always a
In my early teens I read a lot of glossy magazines. To say I read them, in fact, implies a passivity that was never quite present; I inhaled them. I devoured them like forgotten religious texts; committed them, noun, verb and predicate, to memory and heart. So it was that by age 16 I was
(if you don’t see the image sliders here, give it a moment to load 🙂 ) Living room. I feel like the images speak for themselves here – less is more, white makes spaces bigger and brighter, burgundy… doesn’t really. The handrail by the stairs at the back needs to go next, and the awful ceiling
What if I’m a blossom tree? That’s the thought that keeps returning to me lately, as the roadsides light up like impossible pastel fireworks on the way down into the village; as Rory works out his notice and our entire financial future rests in my sleepy, distractible hands. Destined to bloom brightly then fade in a flurry of
Do you ever find the universe keeps throwing the same message into your path? Maybe it’s Big Magic at play, or something simpler relating to the way we notice things once they’re on our mind, but right now it feels like everyone I talk to is stalling at the idea of ‘readiness’. The students on my course
It’s an unusually colourful selection from me this month – must be all that spring light and falling blossom. Here’s your monthly dose of oh-why-didn’t-I-take-that-shot? Comparison is the thief of joy though, remember? ? Whose work have you been loving this month? As always, I’m hungry for more!
I’ve never been brilliant with money. Mostly I can put that down to unhappiness: when you’re miserable & hate who you are, it’s all too easy to be seduced into buying things you don’t need. Maybe these shoes / this bag / this book / this lipstick will make me the new person I want to
I’m putting ‘beauty’ in inverted commas because I’m pretty sure nobody uses these things to be beautiful. I don’t get up every morning and spend twenty minutes painting my face with oh-so-subtle cosmetics because I think I’m some sort of stunner. Women wear makeup to try and look normal, because even if we know that