So ‘Convenience Store Woman’… No no, I’m not talking about myself, I’m talking about the book by Sayaka Murata (although it is relatable considering I am in fact a ‘convenience store woman’). The book has has glowing reviews from Sally Rooney, The New Yorker, The Guardian… Even bloody Vogue referred to it as, “intoxicating as … More Convenience Store Woman: a Review
I am constantly seeing comments about ‘losing my faith in humanity’ when someone makes a dumb comment on Facebook, for instance, or a kid says they want to be Kim K when they grow up (a perfectly acceptable goal in 2019 TBH…) But I have always tried to be an optimistic light in the negative … More Restoring my own ‘Faith in Humanity’
In case the title wasn’t clear enough: I’m writing a book… In fact I have been writing a book for few months now… It’s a bit out of the blue, but there we go, now you know. The book is all about my experiences in bar-work: a Diary of a Bartender, and will provide an insight … More I’m Writing a Book
There are many many many many many (many many many many many many many maaaaaaaany) shit bits when it comes to bar work. And it’s hardly surprising: you’re working with drunk idiots. It’s the same whether you work in a little old man’s pub; a club, a student bar… There are ALWAYS funny stories to tell, as the … More Tales of a Barmaid – part 2
If you’re thinking, “when will this bloody woman stop talking about sustainable fashion and all that shite?” Then the answer is NEVER. The week just gone has been Fashion Revolution Week, during which was the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse (which happened on 24th April 2013). The week aims to encourage people to … More Fashion Revolution Week
It’s time to get real people. I haven’t been blogging as regularly as I would have liked recently, however that does not mean I haven’t been writing and thinking and creating and doing even more thinking (I’m a big thinker), which I will get into in a minute. I’ve had a confusing few months of … More Am I a Writer now?
Hello hello hello… I recently wrote a piece on fast fashion all about… well I think it’s obvious. The piece was inspired by Stacey Dooley’s Fashion’s Dirty Secrets documentary and looked at how fashion giants are polluting our planet like crazy, which we contribute to with every piece of clothing we buy from then. As … More Say NO to Fashion Giants
Sooooo I have a new boyfriend… Basically we met at work and went from colleagues to friends… To friends talking 24/7… and then we started seeing each other, before FINALLY becoming boyfriend and girlfriend. Yeah, he’s very lovely, we’re very cute blah blah blah, BUT I’m not here to talk boys… I’m here to talk about … More Rediscovering my Independence
Okay so it’s actually over a week into March now, but I started writing this on like the 1st Feb so it still counts, right? Maybe? So February flew by at an incredible speed. I cannot fathom that it is MARCH now. And I have been completely CRAP at keeping up with my blogging in Feb, … More Feb: I’VE READ 3 BOOKS?!!!!??!!?
(No I am not fucking joking). Remember when I said I wanted to try new things in 2019? Well it’s 5.20am in the middle of January and I have just left a strip club. Yes, a strip club… Me… A very awkward person. A person who on top of being awkward, isn’t really into the … More REVIEW: A STRIP CLUB