Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Beauty | Stila - Kitten

Kitten is a beauty staple every blogger raves about whether they have it or not. A very shimmery, light gold colour with a tint of pink that's very flattering, long-wearing and ideal for both day time and night wear.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Megan Reads | Why We Broke Up - Daniel Handler & Maira Kalman


It sounds daft, but if there's one thing I miss about books from my childhood it's the illustrations. I'm like a magpie when it comes to bright, vibrant colours and pictures and can get stuck for a good ten minutes just looking at one image I really admire. Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler and Maira Kalman had been on my wishlist for a very long time after a recommendation from Carrie Fletcher, but when it arrived and I discovered that it was illustrated? I cursed myself for not having bought it earlier!

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Uni | A Week in the Life of a Third Year 2-4

In case you haven't noticed, I haven't had a huge amount of time to post on the ol' blog any more. Third year apparently eats up an awful lot of time leaving with me with not that much left to write up posts for all you readers. I thought at the very least I could start actually telling you what I've been studying, week to week. It may even give some of you an idea of what to expect in your final year of uni.

Week Two - I did have this idea a while ago but I haven't had the chance to put it into action. This leaves me with a bit of back tracking to do...

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Beauty | The Lipstick Diary


I saw this idea on Tumblr and it seemed to good to not try myself. The idea is simple, every time I wear lipstick I just kiss the page in my notebook then write the date under it. It's not looking very impressive at the minute with just four marks and a lack of continuity in formatting but eventually it will become a gorgeous visual documentation of my life in lip colours. I love finding new ways to use up my notebooks and think this is such a pretty idea... remind me to keep it up!
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Friday, 24 October 2014

Life | CBT - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Antoine Beauvillian
Every other blogger seems to have anxiety these days so I'm not going to sit here and talk about my experiences with it. My opinions on anxiety blogging can wait for another day but, in short, I think the number of bloggers claiming to have anxiety following Zoella's confessions makes it difficult to be taken seriously when you start talking about your own experiences with it.

Instead, what I'm talking about today is CBT - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. CBT is a form of counselling shown to be particularly helpful with anxiety disorders though many people have never even heard of it.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Beauty | My Little Box by Diane Von Furstenberg


I'm sure you remember how excited I was last month when I unboxed the first UK edition of 'My Little Box' - a beauty box concept that originated in Paris and brings with it all sorts of french goodies. I couldn't wait for my next box but when I found that designer Diane Von Furstenberg had curated this months edition I can't say I was over the moon.

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Music | The End Is KIGH

Gigs can be a pretty bittersweet feeling. On the one hand you get to experience being in the same room as a bad you love (maybe even one of your favourites) singing along to all their songs, whilst on the other it's all pretty much over in one night. So, with that in mind you can imagine what it's like to go and see one of your favourite bands on their farewell tour!