With my love of floaty skirts and overwhelming need to be the ‘mum friend’, it was eventually going to happen… That’s right folks, I’m what the cool kids are calling a ‘plant mom’. As soon as lockdown hit, I got my first houseplant, and since then my plant habit has slowly been getting out of … Continue reading Meet My Houseplants! | Plant Care, Tips, & Tricks
Three months into lockdown and boy oh boy, the wanderlust is still strong. Since COVID has hit, I’ve made a travel journal (despite not being able to travel), a list of stay-cation ideas (despite not being able to travel), and planned my dream holidays for the next five years (despite not being able to travel … Continue reading Five Bookish Places I Want to Visit! | Travel
I’m gonna come straight out and say it - if you aren’t making some sustainable changes to your life, what the heck are you doing? I’m not on about turning your life upside down, living in a vegan tree-house in the forest, and turning your toilet into a compost pile. I mean, smaller, more realistic … Continue reading Five Small But Sustainable Changes You Can Make | rosie abigail
This is for the people who have burn out, or have mental health conditions, or are stressed, or who live and breath and sleep and exist, or everyone: start treating your mental health the same as you treat your physical health. I’ve had flare-ups of mental health conditions over the last four years, and that … Continue reading You Should Take a Mental Health Day | rosie abigail
I had scheduled a happy-go-lucky blog post today about small and sustainable changes I’d made in my life. But to post something so light and cheery seemed so disingenuous to me. For those stumbling across this post in the future, or simply those who have not been looking at the news, eight days ago, George … Continue reading Use Your Privilege.
Just like that, another month of lockdown passes. I swear this month lasted about a week. Or all my weeks blurring into one?... Anyway, all I know is that May is nearly over and June is almost here. I’ve been struggling to adjust to the abnormal level of heat we’ve been having (thanks global warming), … Continue reading May 2020 Favourites | Style, Audiobooks, & more!
To paraphrase Mary Poppins, ‘I am practically average in every way’ - physically, at least! I am the average height, average bra size, and average clothing size for a woman in the UK, which obviously means my body type is not reflected in fashion at all. Makes sense, right? Typically, the fashion industry caters towards … Continue reading What is Mid-Size? | Style, Fashion, and Body Positivity
Recently, I’ve been looking hard to find the good in things; the silver linings, the positives among the negatives. Why? Well, I’m tired of being sad at the state of the world! That’s not to say I’m ignoring what’s going on, not at all. Just amongst the deaths and politics of our current Coronavirus induced … Continue reading Good Things: Lockdown Edition
In these tough times, I am all about finding moments of joy and sunshine to revel in. Luckily for me, I can find a lot of that in books! Here are the five books that I can pick up off the shelf, that I know will bring a smile to my face. The Princess Bride … Continue reading Five Books That Bring Me Joy! | Books & Culture
I imagine there’ll be a few people going “why is she writing about this? I thought she just talked about books and allergies”. Well, let me tell you - I am the queen of making rented accommodation a home. Well, not the queen, but I’m pretty darn skilled at it. From university accommodation to living … Continue reading Make A Rented House (or Flat) A Home! | Lifestyle & Decor