Grow & Glow

Five reasons why you should join Grow & Glow

This post features affiliate links Back in May, Vix launched Grow & Glow. It's a fantastic community and resource for bloggers and creatives who have been going it alone for a while and are looking for like-minded souls to bounce ideas around with and build each other up. I haven't been able to dedicate as… Continue reading Five reasons why you should join Grow & Glow

Breathe special Journal 52-week planner review
blogging, Books, stationery

Review: Breathe Journal 52-Week Planner

In case you haven't noticed, I'm a big fan of paper. I spend my days reviewing books and stationery, and I also spent years studying the media and, in particular, print journalism.I can't get enough of the beautiful magazines and stunning journals which are available on the high street, which goes some way to explaining… Continue reading Review: Breathe Journal 52-Week Planner

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Saturday Share #55

This week's recommended reading includes a tasty recipe, my favourite post on the death of blogging, kawaii stationery and things to do in Cornwall with kids. Get stuck in! Chocolate Covered Katie is one of my go-tos for do-able recipes. I can't be doing with recipes which have hard to source or expensive ingredients and… Continue reading Saturday Share #55

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blogging, Uncategorized

Saturday Share #141

Welcome to Saturday Share, where I share my favourite blog posts from the last week. This week it's actually a fortnight's worth of posts as I was busy nerding it up for National Stationery Week last week (sidebar: you can still enter my quill set giveaway until midnight). I've added two more books to my… Continue reading Saturday Share #141

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How I fell for Instagram all over again

Instagram has become one of those sore topics. People are pissed at the demise of the chronological feed and constant changes to the algorithm, plus there's the disdain for comment/follow pods, follow-unfollowers, and don't even get me started on people who buy followers. It's easy to get into the habit of bitching and moaning and… Continue reading How I fell for Instagram all over again

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Some more blogs I’ve followed lately

2018 is the year of blogging communities. Rather than going it alone and taking to Twitter to ask (mostly unanswered) questions, bloggers are joining emerging communities and finding groups who are supporting each other with self-confidence and growth. And it's bleddy brilliant! I've already come across some great tips and resources in various Facebook groups… Continue reading Some more blogs I’ve followed lately

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A Year in the Life of A Cornish Geek

Yesterday I reflected on my 2017 goals and today I want to focus more on the blogging side of things. Last week I sent out an email to all of the brands I've worked with this year, thanking them for supporting the blog and giving them a heads up about what to expect in 2018.… Continue reading A Year in the Life of A Cornish Geek

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Saturday Share #124

Tis the season to be jolly, so let's enjoy the snow, have a crack at some Christmas DIYs and set some goals for the new year. Here's a rundown of the blog posts I've loved this week. I'm so jealous of everyone who had proper snow this week but have loved looking at your photo… Continue reading Saturday Share #124

UK Blog Awards

My bloggers of the year

I follow nearly 200 blogs on Bloglovin, from A Beautiful Chaos to Zen Scribbles. I had a semi-recent cull and unfollowed old URLs or those who hadn't posted for six months and the total still stands at 186. As I scroll through the list of blogs I follow, maybe 20 or so stand out as… Continue reading My bloggers of the year

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Saturday Share #123

The blogosphere is getting all kinds of festive, with some fab gift guides and other holiday highlights. In amongst all the Blogmas posts you can also spot a few inspiring lifestyle gems. Here's a look at what I've loved reading over the last fortnight. Want to use Twitter to grow your blog? Corinne has put… Continue reading Saturday Share #123