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I Don’t Like Nights Out And I’m Not Sorry Anymore

January 1, 2017 by

When it comes to making excuses for not going on a night out, I’ve used every trick in the book. I’ve faked injuries, illnesses, babysitting gigs and dates. Unless I’m going to kill off a fictional relative, I’ve exhausted all my options.

In an effort to be more ‘true to myself‘ this year, I’ve decided to face the fact that I’ve been harbouring a deep dark secret: I just don’t like partying anymore! I would much rather spend an evening curled up on the sofa watching New Girl and making jewellery out of old buttons than tottering down Deansgate Locks in heels and a smokin’ hot outfit. Continue Reading

Life & Style

But How Are You Really?

November 23, 2016 by

“Hi. How are you?”
“I’m good thanks. You?”
“Yeah, not bad ta.”

I hate small talk. Every time I find myself having a conversation like the one above, I cringe a little.

We get asked how we are several times a day and yet we’d never dream of telling people how we really feel. Continue Reading

Life & Style

Jexit: Moving Out And Moving On

October 30, 2016 by

Jake and I have broken up and we’re in the process of moving out. I’ve nicknamed our split ‘Jexit’ to try and lighten the mood but it’s not really working. I’m devastated.

For the last two and a half years Jake’s made me happier than I ever thought I could be and I kinda always thought we’d be together forever. I know that might sound daft but I just couldn’t imagine it ending. Continue Reading

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Money Saving Tips For Fashion Bloggers

October 10, 2016 by
Money Saving Tips For Fashion Bloggers

As a fashion blogger, I bet you’ve lost count of the number of times people assume your life consists of glamorous A-list events and free designer clothes. Watching Zoella on Youtube and InTheFrow on Instagram, it’s easy to tell ourselves that fashion blogging is a fast-track ticket to wealth and success. But although the big timers are able to make a living from their blogs, for those just starting out, fashion blogging can be a pretty expensive hobby. If your purse is taking a battering and your bank account has become a desolate wasteland, here are my top money saving tips to keep up with the trends without screwing your finances over. Continue Reading

Career

5 Reasons I Want You To Quit The Job You Hate

September 3, 2016 by
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As regular Can’t Swing a Cat readers will probably know, earlier this year I quit my job without another one to go to. Handing in my notice was the best feeling ever and now I’m super happy and in a job I enjoy. And guess what? I want you to quit the job you hate too. Let me explain why… Continue Reading