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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Little Ways I Am Taking Care of Myself in Lockdown | Lifestyle and Wellbeing

Little Ways I Am Looking After Myself in Lockdown | Lifestyle and Wellbeing

As I am writing out this introduction, I am in a big slump. Big brain slump, big life slump, big everything slump. Little, nasty, biting thoughts keep flapping around my head, and the lockdown blues have really settled in. Full on grey, sludgey, meh vibes. I want to see my friends. I’m aching to see […]

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Staying Positive in Lockdown 2: Electric Boogaloo | Self-Care

Anyone else feeling like they are in an Orwell novel or a Black Mirror episode right about now? I know I am. Worldwide disease, countries on lockdowns, global leaders behaving like toddlers; I didn’t expect this when I wrote my New Year’s Resolutions. As of Thursday 5th November, England (where I live) has gone into […]

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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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Good Things: Lockdown Edition

Good Things: Lockdown Edition - rosie abigail

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 […]

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Five Books That Bring Me Joy! | Books & Culture

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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 […]

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How to Get Yourself Feeling Creative! | rosie abigail

Anyone else feeling like they are stuck in a creative rut at the moment? Oh, you mean the whole of the world feels the same thanks to a global pandemic? Yeah, I thought so. Being creative is a pretty large part of my life; I run this blog, a theatre company, work on my bullet […]

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Books I’ve Read in Lockdown | Chat & Reviews

I’m now entering week seven of working from home thanks to the coronavirus pandemic (I think? It could be week thirteen-hundred, I’ve lost track of time). I’m an asthmatic, so I was always going to be on isolation and lockdown. Like everyone else in the UK, not being able to go out or see fellow […]

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