June 2016 | Happiness Highlights

June was a month filled with highs and lows, but writing my Happiness Highlights allowed me to focus on the positive and appreciate each passing day, whatever the case may be. #1: Indulging in my favourite treat, a Chinese takeaway (char siu fried rice). #2: Family coming together to support one another following a bereavement. #3: Despite some doubts, not […]

May 2016 | Happiness Highlights

You might have been wondering whether I’d jumped into a DeLorean time machine recently, since that would provide a reasonable explanation for 1) My absence, and, 2) Writing about May in July. Unfortunately though, the actual reason is far less exciting, so in an effort to now catch up on blogging, here are my happiness highlights from the month […]

April 2016 | Happiness Highlights

#1: Finishing work, listening to music while packing for a weekend at Stephen’s. #2: Taking a trip to the cinema to watch Zootropolis (2016) and exiting with THE biggest smile on my face. #3: Making plans and edging ever closer to booking our next family holiday. #4: An unexpected, but welcome, email out of the blue. #5: Stretching out on the sofa and […]

March 2016 | Happiness Highlights

Since we are fast approaching the end of another month, I thought that I would find some time to share my happiness highlights from March. You know what they say, better late than never! #1: To welcome in the start of a new month I created a week long ‘to-do’ list with multiple tasks to complete each […]

February 2016 | Happiness Highlights

#1: New month = New positivity. February is one of my favourite months of year and there are plenty of good times ahead! #2: HAPPY GROUNDHOG DAY! Today I started a new job and after reaching the final sentence in my first assignment, I lost all of my work. After resigning myself to the fact that I […]

January 2016 | Happiness Highlights

On 1st January I wrote a post titled: “365 Reasons To Be Happy“, where I vowed to write down one reason to be happy at the end of every day. This idea had a really positive response from readers, so I thought that I would share my monthly happiness highlights. #1: It is the start of […]

Fashion | How I Used Coffee To Resolve My ‘Premature Greying’ Existential Hair Crisis

For some context, I recently submitted the article below as part of an application for a possible new writing gig, they challenged me with the task of producing a 200-word piece about “the first time I dyed my hair.” Here it goes… The first time that I contemplated dying my hair, I had two choices: Embrace […]

Fashion | Oscars 2015: Red Carpet Review

February 22nd marked the red carpet event of the year: The Oscars! I followed the ceremony by every means possible – television, social media, news feeds, fashion websites – after a few days of fully absorbing and fairly reviewing the all-important outfit choices of the stars, I’m now going to share my favourites with you. […]