blog photography tips

A few pointers on blog photography

The other day I wrote I post on how I find the time for daily blogging and a lovely comment has inspired this post. Lonna said: "... I’d also like to tell you that in browsing your posts, I love how each one seems to have a lot of images and those images are all… Continue reading A few pointers on blog photography

daily blogging
blogging, Lifestyle

Finding the time for daily blogging

While I'm not actively taking part in Blogtober or Blogmas, I have been sort of accidentally blogging on the daily for a while now, so if you're in the midst of Blogtober and are wondering what you've gotten yourself into, or are thinking about planning ahead for Blogmas, here are a few little tricks I've… Continue reading Finding the time for daily blogging

learn to rest not quit
blogging, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #32

I've been daily blogging for a while now and I bleddy love it - although some days it's a bit of a struggle. Don't get me wrong, this schedule is entirely self-inflicted; I have so many ideas and there are so many awesome brands and creatives that I want to work with that I am… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #32

pep talk for writers by Grant Faulkner book review
blogging, Books

Pep Talks for Writers 

If you're looking for something to boost your writing mojo, grab a copy of Grant Faulkner's Pep Talks For Writers*. Faulkner is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month, so he knows his shit! More relevant to creative writers and, in particular, those embarking on November's #NaNoWriMo (write 50,000 words in 30 days), there's… Continue reading Pep Talks for Writers 

saturday share

Saturday Share #113

Take a closer look at the blogs I've been loving this week, including posts on happy mail, Atypical and how to kill it on Instagram. I might be a little bit anxious about hitting The Big 3-0 soon but I found Rebecca's post on getting older really helpful. It's time to start treating myself to… Continue reading Saturday Share #113

really busy blogger
blogging, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #29

My blog is one of the few areas of my life where I like to be consistently busy - it gives me a reason to keep working on it rather than slacking. Plus regular collaborations are great for my self-confidence; I must be doing something right! The blog is also the part of my life… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #29

pinterest for bloggers

Pinterest for bloggers

I created my first pin five years ago. 21,361 pins later I've gained 15,000 followers and have had as many as 84,000 viewers a month. Not too shabby, right? So I've created a little post about how to get started when it comes to using Pinterest to promote your blog or small business. Setting up… Continue reading Pinterest for bloggers

self-care blogging

Thoughts on blogging trends and technologies

A few weeks ago I hosted the #lbloggers chat because I wanted to talk about blogging trends and technologies. I've always been a bit of an 'old-school' blogger because I like to stick to basic posts with words and photos. I am working on upping my game with photography but I have no interest in… Continue reading Thoughts on blogging trends and technologies

self-care blogging
Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #23

Blogging is the rare bit of time I get to myself. I write for my own sanity more than any other reason and when I don't get the chance to write for a few days I feel a bit on edge. I don't like to write at my laptop in front of Jenson because I… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #23

oh yeah, audrey by Tucker Shaw

Book review: Oh Yeah, Audrey! by Tucker Shaw

Just before I started my A Levels I watched my first Audrey Hepburn film and I was instantly hooked. I devoured every film, bought every biography, posters adorned my walls and, eventually, I began to write about her life and career - first for my Film Studies essays and later for a couple of websites… Continue reading Book review: Oh Yeah, Audrey! by Tucker Shaw