The Mind Closet: Coming Out to Your Parents

I’ve seen a lot of news stories recently about teenagers or young adults comitting suicide. Ive noticed it seems to always be the same story: Nobody knew they were suffering to start with.  Parents are always surprised at the news, and friends tend to just think ‘he was a bit sad’ but not like sad sad, and it really hits home just how important opening up … Continue reading The Mind Closet: Coming Out to Your Parents

Valentine’s with Topshop 

Thanks to a Topshop voucher I’ve had since Christmas, I managed to grab this little number for date night at the weekend. The 12th marked the day my boyfriend and I met a year ago, and our second date was Valentine’s Day – so a new dress was definitely in order for the celebration. (Honestly I’m taking any excuse for a little clothes shopping right … Continue reading Valentine’s with Topshop 

New Look’s SS17 Trend Guide: Trends Here to Stay

With a bank account balance of approximately £1.90, it’s very rare for me to take a look at the constant stream of shop newsletters that bombard my inbox everyday. When I do feel like a little cyber window shopping, I very carefully stick to the kind folk at Everything5pounds for my fashion fix, and that’s only to stare blankly at their new ranges that I … Continue reading New Look’s SS17 Trend Guide: Trends Here to Stay

Today I was a Victim of Gender Discrimination in the Workplace 

It’s been almost two weeks since I started my new role, and I am beyond happy and excited to head into work each day. The work, the freedom and the creative flexibility is everything I could possibly want. As part of my role, I have to deal with retail suppliers – one of which has decided he cannot work with me because I am a … Continue reading Today I was a Victim of Gender Discrimination in the Workplace