ARTICLES

Chibok girls release and Nigeria’s President’s misogynistic comment

So…an awesome thing that happened this week, was the release of 21 of the female students from Chibok, Borno State who were part of the 276 girls kidnapped two years ago by Boko Haram insurgents. Yes there are still just under 200 still being held by those monsters. Yes it’s unsettling that 5 boko haram commanders were… Continue reading Chibok girls release and Nigeria’s President’s misogynistic comment

BEAUTY, SKINCARE & HAIRCARE

Current top 10 favourite lipsticks

I am a bit of a lipstick hoarder and my preference is a matte or semi-matte lip. Here are some of my most worn lipsticks.For reference i’m NC50 in Mac so you get an idea of my skintone and what shades work well against it. Mac lipstick ‘Diva’ – my favourite dark red/burgundy lipstick that… Continue reading Current top 10 favourite lipsticks

LIFESTYLE · LUXURY GOODS

Louis Vuitton Small Leather Goods Collection

I am a self confessed handbag lover. I give the purseforum a cheeky visit now and then and trawl through endlessly when researching a potential purchase. Anyway, like most people into luxury handbags, i love all the snazzy bits you fill them up with -wallets, pouches etc hence my  love for SLGs -Small Leather goods,… Continue reading Louis Vuitton Small Leather Goods Collection

FEARLESS FRIDAYS · UPLIFT, INSPIRE & ENCOURAGE

3 quick ways to cheer yourself up

We all have those maddening days when everything seems to go completely wrong. Here are a few thing to try that don’t involve stuffing your face with sugary treats while wedged within a thick cloud of duvet, or going on an online shopping rampage while watching fifty episodes of a show where a woman who lives on… Continue reading 3 quick ways to cheer yourself up

BOOK REVIEWS

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

  Clare Mackintosh’s novel is a stellar addition to the sort of psychological thrillers that have taken the literary world by storm in recent years, also known as ‘grip lit’ or ‘domestic noir’. Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’ which I reviewed a while back, and Paula Hawkins ‘The Girl On The Train’ are some of the most successful… Continue reading I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh