Packing List & Guide

NOTE: This post has been revised at approximately 10 weeks into the trip to correctly show what is now in my backpack. On 3rd December 2017 I booked a flight to Beijing to embark upon a travelling adventure. Tomorrow is the day I finally get on that flight! For more details on how the trip has … Continue reading Packing List & Guide

FFS – The Shaviour

Shaving for me is like trying to get the last bit of ketchup out of a bottle, it's like temperature control in an office (too hot, too cold, never right), it's like finding somewhere you really want to eat but realising they don't accept card and the closest cash machine is a 10 minute walk … Continue reading FFS – The Shaviour

5 Fairtrade Faves

Happy Friday guys! October is Fairtrade month, so here are five of my Fairtrade favourites: Bananas - I have at least one banana a day, they couldn't NOT be top of my list. Always make sure they are organic AND Fairtrade (good for the worker and the environment). Jyoti Fair Works - Earlier this year … Continue reading 5 Fairtrade Faves

Lush Colour Supplement

99% of the year I use make-up that is the palest shade. However sometimes, on those very odd occasions when my skin meets sunshine, I need something a little darker. But because it's only a small portion of the year that I need a darker shade I begrudge buying a new product. This is where … Continue reading Lush Colour Supplement

Summer Essentials

In the UK summer tends to just pop up unexpectedly. Our wardrobes, skin and nasal passages are never fully ready for the sun to shine and pollen to flourish. This year I tried to make sure I was prepared for that odd heat wave and this weekend is the perfect chance to try and test … Continue reading Summer Essentials

The Yorkshire Soap Company

Last bank holiday I headed up to Harrogate to visit my boyfriend's parents. On Saturday we popped into Knaresborough and discovered The Yorkshire Soap Company. The Yorkshire Soap Company has six shops dotted around the region selling natural handmade soaps, when you walk in the shop its like a fancy patisserie. Loads of pretty designs, colours and … Continue reading The Yorkshire Soap Company

The Beauty of Simplicity

About a week ago I was well excited to receive my first ever monthly delivery from The Natural Beauty Box. The Natural Beauty Box is a monthly subscription box of natural, vegan and cruelty-free skincare and beauty products. It's a great way to try out new things and discover different brands. Box subscription is only £24.95 per month … Continue reading The Beauty of Simplicity