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…

DID BLOGGING DEVELOP AS I PREDICTED A YEAR AGO? LOOKING BACK AT 2015

The digital world evolves at a pace that’s incomparable to anything that’s come before it; what makes it exciting is that so much changes in the space of a few months. Way back at the beginning of the year I…

DEAR BRANDS: THESE ARE THE FIVE REASONS I’M NOT WRITING ABOUT …

My inbox is constantly overflowing with press releases and invitations, while my postie and I are on better terms than I am with some of my mates. I’m fortunate enough to be in a position where there’s always something new…

BLOGGERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT: SEVEN HOT SITES TO WATCH

One of the things I adore most about the bloggersphere is the fact that there’s always something new to read. New sites pop up daily, inspired by their own favourite bloggers, offering a fresh perspective and a dose of something…

“FAKE IT TIL YOU MAKE IT”: IS OUR BLOGGING CULTURE SPAWNING A …

The birth of blogging was the direct result of our need for honesty, realism and a sprinkling of rawness. Over the last five years the digital world has exploded as we all become a little bit obsessed with finding people…

DO YOU NEED A SPECIFIC BLOGGING NICHE TO BE SUCCESSFUL?

If you look up the definition of a blog in the Oxford Dictionary, it’s defined as “a regularly updated website, typically run by an individual, that is written in an informal or conversational style.” Originally from the phrase ‘web-log’, traditionally…

FEELING LIKE A SECOND CLASS CITIZEN: THE DISPARITY BETWEEN BLOGGERS & JOURNOS IS …

As a ‘veteran’ of blogging, I feel somewhat of an obligation to champion bloggers in the ever-changing digital world and let them know they’re not alone in the way they’re sometimes feeling. If everyone just trickles along feeling like they’re…