What 2017 Has Taught Me

It’s been a big 12 months, and never did I think at the start of the year I’d be sitting here taking stock in the way that I am. I couldn’t imagine that I’d be a year post-graduation still without a degree related job, I didn’t think I’d still be at my hospitality job of 6 years, truthfully I didn’t envisage myself as single and I thought I’d be toasting out 2017 in a much more joyful way. Instead it’s been a hard year and I’m still a bit shellshocked by it all. 

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September Favourites!


Well that month flew by too. I’m sorry for the lack of post last week I was swamped in uni report writing and then I got some weird tonsilitis/glandular hybrid and I’m still trying to recover from that so I wasn’t just being lazy when I didn’t publish this last week, I was actively dying. But now I’m almost recovered and if I don’t write my September favourites this week it will be the middle of October and too late. I’ve collected a strange little pile of favourites this month and I’m in a chatty mood so get ready for tangents.

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Checking In on My New Years Resolutions

So since we’re more than halfway through the year I thought it would be good (or really self-esteem crushing) to re-read and re-publish my resolutions with updates as to how I’ve done. For clarity – regular font is the original text from January, italics is me now.

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June Favourites!

This month has been interesting. Finishing exams for my second last semester, starting my final official uni holidays and family matters  compounded to make June a slow rollercoaster of a month. I probably wore a full face of makeup only three or four days out of the entire month so my June favourites are makeup free and all about laziness, comfort and care.


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