beauty, Christmas, Foodie, mental health, Uncategorized

Christmas 2017 for me: everything from veganism to working in retail

Gosh. Christmas is over. It's been a chaotic blur of working, sleeping, many cups of coffee and spending unrealistic amounts on my loved ones. But so what? It's Christmas! The New Year is heading our way and it won't be long until retailers stock up on their next occasion's merchandise (Valentines comes to mind). Time… Continue reading Christmas 2017 for me: everything from veganism to working in retail

Christmas, mental health

(self)care at Christmas

The Christmas period can be a pretty overwhelming time of year; whether that's due to changes in your physical and/or mental health, or your job picking up the pace a little, or just the stress of present buying, fitting seeing everyone important to you in and the general family stresses you face on the day.… Continue reading (self)care at Christmas

film, tv, and music

Happy Moanaversary!

Hello, hello, hello and a huge welcome to blogmas day 2! Today's blogmas will be pretty film-centric since today is a very special day... Happy Moanaversary! That's right, it's been a whole whopping year since Moana was released in the UK and I feel pretty blessed that it exists. Pre-moana days I was a huge… Continue reading Happy Moanaversary!

beauty, lifestyle, mental health

The cosy chronicles

How do you stay cosy and keep your emotions warm when it's cold outside?   Whilst at work last week, I did my 'focus' on uplifting Christmas products and those with neroli (an ingredient proven to stimulate serotonin) and my good friend Hannah showered me with a fact I did not know and had never… Continue reading The cosy chronicles

creative writing, LGBT, Travel

The Smile (a poem by Lauren Curr) 

"Is it alright if I sit here?" A voice deeper than some chirped, It must've where she's from and She smiled the night away. Her make up glowing from her cheeks, Her facial bones a silver line, But what was dazzling is eau natural, It's her radiant beaming smile. Lips made up with raspberry-red, Glitter… Continue reading The Smile (a poem by Lauren Curr) 

theatre, Uncategorized

Maybe This Night Is Our Last Night Together, However… (In The Heights Closing, 2017)

This isn't a review, nor anything similar, it's just a reflection. As you may know, I'm a little bit obsessed with the musical genius that is Lin-Manuel Miranda, and what was it that introduced me to him? In The Heights. Back in 2014, I discovered the musical 'In The Heights', written by one Lin, and… Continue reading Maybe This Night Is Our Last Night Together, However… (In The Heights Closing, 2017)