In some ways, becoming a writer was inevitable for me… … More My Long Term Relationship with Writing
My takeaway consumption has been obscene during lockdown. I have had plenty of time to cook 7 course meals every day, yet my boyfriend, Rory and I have had 9 takeaways during this time. NINE. That’s more than in the rest of our year and a half long relationship… But I would argue that lockdown has been hard; … More Is McDonalds the Saviour we need in Lockdown?
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
Ridiculous quarantine activities with me, Amber Middleton! Here I aim to drink 14 pints of tea … More Can I drink 14 pints of tea?
I gave up fast fashion for a year, and am SO happy I did! … More My Year Away from Fast Fashion
I’ve been working at a shop during the covid19 madness… here’s how that has been going… … More Grocery Store Gal
So things aren’t great at the moment, let’s be honest. We’re all in a weird state of social distancing, isolation from the world, and it’s just really really weird. I am also jobless and broke, after spending all my money travelling and not slipping into a job easily when I got back (as I expected to). Yeahhhhh … More March: Quarantine Resolutions
Here’s my New Years Resolutions and what I’ve been up to since the day I should have posted them (nearly 2 months ago) … More 2020
On a personal level, I would define writer’s block as feelings of frustration when you want to write but nothing is quite coming to you: you’re just not quite sure how to continue with your blog post, or chapter of a book… or how to tie up a plot lines. It can happen when you’re … More Writer’s Block
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’