Last night a doggo saved my life from a broken heart

This year didn’t get off to the best start. After a rather painful breakup – peaking when I lost custody of my beloved peace lily – I moved out of the endearingly haphazard home I shared with my then-boyfriend, relocating precisely eight minutes down the road, and into the spare bedroom of my married friends’ […]

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Grandma Rose

It’s been one year since I last updated my blog, and a lot has happened in that year. I lost a job, I found a new job, I quit that job, and I finally discovered the importance of applying primer before foundation (I know). Through the highs and lows, undoubtedly the saddest point was marked […]

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Birthday commiserations

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On Tuesday, I will be turning 25. It’s hard to believe, but it’s been a whole year since I turned 24. Until now, I’ve wished away the years in a bid to seem older and wiser than I am. I think it’s a combination of a teenage-me wanting to date the older boys, and compensating […]

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I can’t get no sleep

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For the past two months, I’ve been suffering from a serious case of insomnia. No, not a sudden appreciation for the classic 90s tune, but a harrowing inability sleep. I really empathise with Maxi Jazz (note, I did just Google ‘Faithless lead singer’). No, I’m not dreaming of making mad love to my girl on […]

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My face is contagious.

This morning I awoke to a terrible sight. No, not the breast that had fallen out my pyjama top, but the sight of a big, angry cold sore, slap-bang in the middle of my top lip. Of course, it decided to rear its ugly head while I’m staying at my grandparent’s house – and although […]

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That time I ran away with a stranger.

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Three months ago, I met a stranger and ran away to Portugal with him for nine days. I had been single for four years – so single in fact, that I even attempted to make a career out of it (please see all blog posts pre-April 2017). I was like the Taylor Swift of the […]

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