Literary Girl Summer | Top Five Books on My Summer Reading List 2021

The corner of a black pair of sunglasses, the corner of a book, and a blue plate with strawerries on it. LITERARY GIRL SUMMER | TOP FIVE BOOKS ON MY SUMMER READING LIST 2021

Is it over? The random spate of 30 degree heat that brought the country to a standstill? Oh I hope so. I am not built for the heat; I am built for cosy jumpers and rainy evenings and days where there’s limited under-boob sweat. Still, there is one plus side that comes with a British […]

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Where On Earth Have I Been? | Accidental Blogging Break

Where On Earth Have I Been? | Accidental Blogging Break

To quote Obi-Wan Kenobi, ‘hello there’. It’s your friendly neighbourhood Rosie, back from two months away. Simply put, whoooooooops…  I didn’t plan to be gone this long. I had only planned a two week break from the end of May and beginning of June; not even a time period long enough for me to warrant […]

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Five Things You Can Do To Live More Sustainably! | rosie abigail

Five Things You Can Do to Live More Sustainably! | Blue sky, green plants growing out of a building

Clean living. Green life. Sustainability. Did I get all the buzzwords in there? Sustainable living is a hot topic right now, as it should be, as we’ve only got one planet and it’s not looking very good at the moment (*gulps nervously*). Over the past few years, we’ve seen a change in the discourse and dynamic of what it is to live sustainability and why it’s important. Plus, it’s become quite the passion of mine (says every millennial ever). I’ve made it my goal to be as sustainable as I can be in my personal life, so I thought I’d share the five things I’ve found to be the most important. 

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How I Deal with Burnout | What is Burnout? | rosie abigail

A black background, with a match in the foreground. The match tip is black, and smoke is coming from it.

Phewwww. The irony of not being able to write a blog about burnout because I’m burnt out is not lost on me. And do excuse me if I am preaching to the choir – I have a feeling a lot of us are in the same boat.  Ahh burn out. To be honest, you may […]

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Astra-Zeneca Causes Blood Clots? Try Being on Birth Control… | rosie abigail

Astra-Zeneca Causes Blot Clots? Try Being on Birth Control...

“It’s just so amazing that people are finally caring about the side effects of medication” say a whole generation of women through gritted teeth and clenched jaws. “It’s not like we have to live with these side effects every day of our lives. Aha. Ahaha. Ha.” That’s right folks; we’re talking about birth control and blood clots.

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March 2021 Favourites | Skincare, Animal Crossing, Mid-Size Style

March 2021 Favourites | Skincare, Animal Crossing, Mid-Size Style

Big yikes – I have not written a favourite’s post since November 2020! All I’ll say is that my blogging routine is fully up in the air, thanks to working full-time in a pandemic. I do always enjoy writing these favourite posts as it’s a joy to look back on what made me happy this […]

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We Just Want to Walk Home in the Dark | ‘#NotAllMen’ & Harassment

We Just Want to Walk Home in the Dark | '#NotAllMen' & Harassment

TRIGGER WARNING – sexual assault & harassment It’s been a really tough week. I am angry and tired and just in a constant state of anxiety. Every time I open social media or turn on the news, there’s women discussing their sexual harassment and assault stories, sharing our shared trauma. If you’ve been online in […]

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I Got the COVID Vaccine?! | Experience & Side-Effects

I Got the COVID Vaccine?! | Experience & Side-Effects

Has my 2021 peaked already? That’s right; your girl got the vaccine! Well, the first of the two jabs… Despite all of the scientific backing you could ever want and tests upon tests upon tests, there’s still a lot of uncertainty in the public eye about getting a COVID vaccine. So, I thought I’d let […]

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