October 4th. Today is National Poetry Day. Typically, on this day, I post a poem of my own in celebration, but since I posted one yesterday and have a growing passion for reading poetry again (helped along by studying English Literature), and that's how I've spent my day, I wanted to share some of my… Continue reading In Celebration: My favourite poets (for National Poetry Day)
In a world where all looks scare her, eyes meet. There's a flash of technicolour, standing out, in a world usually seen in black and white vision. Illuminated joy seeps through the waves of life; the salt usually blurs even the brightest of stars and crashes on the sandbanks too fast to even gasp for… Continue reading Technicolour (Poetic prose by Lauren Curr)
This post is a part of Blogtober 2018. This time last week I was travelling back from Manchester after having spent the past two days there working an event. Though I did spend most of this year working in the event's shop and having a primary role facilitating in workshops, I did have a little… Continue reading Lush Creative Showcase 2018 (Manchester)
For 3 years straight I've done Blogmas, and I loved being able to post every day, but... if you know me, you'll know my season is autumn over winter, any day. So, this year, I'm taking Blogmas on a more suited whirl and choosing to partake in Blogtober, instead! I've also been fairly quiet so… Continue reading Blogtober First: A re-introduction to Stories Can Make Us Fly!
On Tuesday 14th August Lush (the fresh, handmade cosmetics brand) launched campaign #CarryTheCup in their soho studio. This campaign is running for 4 weeks from this date, so is running until mid September. Beyond cosmetics, there are habits we can break and simple changes we can make to reduce or remove single use plastics from… Continue reading #CarryTheCup: Lush’s ethics beyond cosmetics.
For the second year in a row, I went to the place that is arguably the most beautiful of locations in my county; Hitchin Lavender Farm. Although last year I went to this beautiful floral retreat with my mother and sister, this year my friends Izzy and Claire accompanied me, and the day was… Continue reading In Bloom: A trip to Hertfordshire’s most beautiful location.
I feel more than lucky to be a part of the blog tour for Sophie Sabbage's book 'Lifeshocks'. To fulfil my part of the tour, I was lucky enough to interview Sophie about her latest book and shed light on her previous publication, 'The Cancer Whisperer'. An interview with Sophie SabbageHave you always wanted to… Continue reading Lifeshocks: An interview with Sophie Sabbage