Staring blankly at my bright laptop screen, with 10 days to go till my birthday, I knew I had to do something. My essay glared at me as I failed to give it any further attention and called my best friend, trying to rally her to my cause. Within 10 minutes, the search was on, and the deals started pouring in. Within half an hour, … Continue reading Turning 21 (with a Parisian twist!)
Having five weeks of holidays may sound fun at first, but when three weeks have passed and you feel like you haven’t done anything but procrastinate, it gets quite depressing. To avoid this feeling of uselessness, I decided to try something new, hot yoga. Challenged by a friend, I signed up for 10 consecutive days of classes, in a hot yoga studio in Lisbon, near … Continue reading Hot Yoga: 26 postures, 90 minutes, 40 degrees.
Saying goodbye to the cold winter months and hello to the warm summer days only means one thing in my book, and that is: bikini season. These are some of the hottest trends that will be making bold statements throughout the whole summer! Have a read and get beach-ready. Tassels While I’m not entirely convinced of the practicality of them, when it comes to swimwear, tassels will … Continue reading What will you be wearing to the beach this summer?
As a blogger with a chronic illness, I want to use this article to show how Warwick’s own Spoonies live with, but also beyond their illnesses. Raising awareness and reducing the stigma of chronic illness is so important; it helps to get people diagnosed earlier, and it makes the world a more compassionate, understanding place. It is currently estimated that 15 million people in the UK … Continue reading Sartorial Spoonies: Life and style with chronic illness
This year marks the 125th anniversary of Vogue – arguably the world’s most famous and most influential fashion and society magazine. In its lifespan, Vogue has contributed over 400,000 pages of articles to a worldwide readership, claiming to reach 11 million readers in the US and 12.5 million internationally. With such credentials, it is hard to ignore the magazine’s dominance. If Vogue is, as it … Continue reading A Brief History Lesson on Vogue
“There’s a great big hunk of world down there with no fence around it” ~ The Lady Okay fair enough, there are actual ‘borders’ where immigration and all that conundrum forces us all to go through the appropriate protocol to travel. But what if those restraints were non-existent? To travel is truly to live! It’s a blessing to experience new worlds and find yourself lost and … Continue reading All the Beautiful Places I Must See…
Personal Style can be tricky. It is often hard to create something unique in a world where we are constantly bombarded with the latest trends and the influential voices of prolific social media presences. With the help of sites like Pinterest and Instagram, it isn’t hard to create an idea of the style you want to personify. I for one am guilty of endlessly pinning … Continue reading The journey to Personal Style
Montreal has just been elected the best city for students in the world. Having my two best friends studying at McGill was the best excuse to spend 10 days of my Easter break in this astonishing town. I took notes of the best I visited, in order to share them with you. I was staying in a wonderful area called Le Plateau, which is also known … Continue reading Tourist guide: Montreal
“Buy me, buy me!” “Half off?!” “I’m on sale too!” “I would look so good with that black velvet top you wear everywhere!” “If you’re getting that bag, then you might as well get those matching shoes!” “Treat yo self!” All the memories come flooding back as I stare down my wardrobe, its open doors beckoning me to return to countless scenes of the same … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Tip No1: Stop Spring Cleaning
A city you’ve never been to and 48 hours to see it in can seem like a daunting combination, especially when the city is as culturally rich as Berlin. After a moment of spontaneity, my flatmates and I jetted off to the German capital for a short weekend break. Despite only being there for a very short while, we managed to do the trip justice, … Continue reading 48 Hours in Berlin