Full Time Blogging Isn’t For Everybody. Follow Your Dreams, Not Someone …

For over three years I’ve been blogging ‘full time’ in the sense that I rely on it for a source of income. I was one of the first to successfully evolve a passionate hobby into a full blown career, but…

How To Grow An Instagram Following With Very Little Extra Effort Required

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but is an Instagram account worth a thousand blog posts? Social media used to provide a way to share moments or snippets of news – but as we become increasingly obsessed with…

Our Instagram Culture Is Making Us All Feel Inadequate: Reality Vs Filtered …

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so it’s no surprise that image sharing platform Instagram is ranked as the most important social network for the majority of internet savvy users. Instagram now has over 300 million active…

Why Is The World Going Crazy For Snapchat? (And Some Of My …

It may have started as a platform teens used primarily to send dirty pictures on, but Snapchat has quickly evolved into one of the most exciting and powerful social networks we have. Snapchat, the brainchild of three creative kids from…

Opinion On Trial: Do You Need To Be An Expert To Be …

Beauty advice is sought everywhere. It’s not just limited to the makeup counters in department stores, or the girls in Boots, but with the growth of the internet it’s increasingly available on everywhere from Instagram and Snapchat, to YouTube and…

It’s Not Just You: Ten Things We All Experience As Bloggers, …

Being a blogger definitely has its perks, but like with any hobby or profession it also has its downfalls – the main one being the fact that you’re working solo, some days almost in solitary confinement. Having a network of…

Trust Me: I’m A Beauty Blogger.

Our self-named bloggersphere has never been adverse to a little controversy, but over the last couple of weeks an increasing amount of debate has erupted and once again put our little corners of the internet back in the spotlight. A…

How To Ensure You’re Super Efficient When Working From Home: A …

I’m writing this from my local coffee shop, having spent the majority of my day ticking off my to do list and scheduling content for the next couple of weeks. After an hour or two milling about in my flat…

The Light-Up Phonecase That’s Perfect For Selfies: Introducing The Lumee

When you’ve got your hands on something that plays a fundamental role in helping Kim Kardashian perfect her selfies, you know you’re onto a good thing. I don’t think I’ve ever dedicated a blog post to a press gift, but…

THE OLYMPUS PEN CAMERA ONE YEAR ON: IS IT REALLY A BLOGGER’…

Photography has become as big a part of blogging as the written word. The focus has evolved from wacking up a hastily tacken smartphone image, to investing hundreds of pounds in equipment and spending hours editing those shots so they…

I’M OVER IT. WHY WORKING FOR ‘EXPOSURE’ NEEDS TO BE LEFT …

Imagine the scenario… You take your partner out to a hot new restaurant, order the entire menu (plus a bottle of champagne for good measure) and enjoy every minute of it. When it comes to the end of the meal…

FIVE REALISTIC BLOGGING RESOLUTIONS (FOR 2016 & BEYOND) WE CAN ALL EMBRACE

And another year begins. With the dawn of a new day we feel the pressure to overhaul our lives, take up a gym membership and refuse another glass of Pinot – but realistically those intense and unrealistic expectations will fall…