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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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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My ~No~ Year’s Resolutions! | 2021

My ~No~ Year's Resolutions! | New Year's Resolutions

Let me just put this out there. Does anyone else feel like a big ol’ failure at the end of January? Sorry, what a positive statement to start the new year with. I can explain myself though! I tend to feel deflated and thoroughly meh by the last week of the first month. It’s not […]

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November 2020 Favourites | Skincare, Style, Books, and More…

November written in purple calligraphy

It’s been a good few months since I’ve posted a favourites! Four months in fact. Time really does fly when you are in a global pandemic… My last favourites post was for July 2020 – I had just turned twenty-four, had gotten engaged, and was trusting in the media that we would be out of […]

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I Finally Have a Diagnosis… | Life and Health

Thank goodness! And by thank goodness, I mean thank goodness for finally getting a diagnosis; I’ve been suffering for over nine months with severe symptoms that no-one could pinpoint the cause of. It only took six blood tests, four flare ups, three trips to A&E, two invasive cameras, and one month off work to end […]

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July 2020 Favourites | Books, Skincare, Style, and more…

July 2020 Favourites

Seven months down, only five to go. Is anyone else struggling to grasp that concept? I know I am; I still think it’s March a lot of the time… Anyway, let’s not dwell on the fact over half of the year has passed by in a lockdown-induced blur – let’s focus on the good! And […]

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Lockdown Brain & Writer’s Block | Update

Lockdown Brain & Writer's Block - rosie abigail

I find it funny how I’ve spent the last few minutes staring at the screen, trying to write about this. Even when writing about writer’s block, I get writer’s block.  I would say that COVID lockdown has been the main culprit of my writer’s block, but that would be a lie. When lockdown hit back […]

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