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
Football might not be coming home but hopefully the truth on Friday 13th is. There are three key facts you need to know about me to kick off this post: I'm a very spiritual person I am scared of even numbers I just needed a fact to make it odd, for my own sanity.... My… Continue reading Friday 13th: Spooks, Spirituality and Sexism.
Pride is something I've been raised to have a careful balance with. Before, I never really knew why that mattered, but in more recent years, I have most certainly used it to my advantage. Pride meant little to me growing up. I knew it to bear something on confidence (in a good way) but also… Continue reading What PRIDE means to me
An original poem by Lauren Curr. - Borders Can't define us, Don't align us- Let us be. - Who can say What's yours or not On stolen Territory? - Humans Love and humans hurt It's just life, You see. - Why not, For just one last day, You let us All be free. We're coming… Continue reading Borders – Poem by Lauren Curr
On the first day of this week, Lush launched a new jelly bomb in all UK stores; (Baby) Turtle. The turtle jelly bomb (also going by the name baby turtle) was initially launched at the Lush Summit, alongside a bigger version- Mama Turtle- with all proceeds going to Lush's grassroots charities. Though Mama Turtle hasn't… Continue reading The tide is turning: Turtle Jelly Bomb