• Start right now, ready or not

    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

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  • my recent “beauty” faves

    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

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  • Farewell, Ms Fisher

    credit I didn’t know Carrie Fisher. It seems redundant to say that, really, but I’ve noticed a trend in recent months for some mouthy trolling type to pipe up whenever someone expresses sorrow at the passing of a fellow human. “Did you know her personally?” Like the only people who matter are those we’re best

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  • Insta-Inspiration: August

    Do you ever just get a bit… well, obsessed? I’m sure it will surprise precisely nobody when I confess that I absolutely do. This month my heart & mind are being consumed by Mark’s Hamill’s fluffy fluffy hair  Japanese film photography. I mean, all film photography, obviously, but particularly a style of portraiture and dreamy lifestyle

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  • That time I met Mark Hamill

    Regular readers might remember my resolution to make Mark Hamill my new best friend. It was sort of a joke – ‘when me and Mark Hamill are new best friends, you can’t hang out with us‘  –  but also, as anyone who’s ever creeped my twitter timeline can attest, sort of… y’know.. not ?. It proved to

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