Can You Be Eternally Optimistic?

One of the things I struggle most about writing about positivity and overcoming body image issues is the expectation that I am always positive, confident and in control of my life. If I have a down day or find it hard to motivate myself or confess to struggling with the way I look, I am... Continue Reading →

A Tribute To Jeans

I’m a jeans girl. I don’t often find jeans that I like or that fit me just as I want them to, but when I do, I wear them until the bitter, worn seams, fraying, faded, torn at the crotch end. When we got to Australia in January, I sadly waved goodbye to wearing jeans.... Continue Reading →

Halloween and Body Image

Even when I was younger and I felt insecure about my appearance, I looked forward to Halloween. Although picking a costume was always something that gave me a bit of headache - you have to pick the perfect one, not just any one - once I had settled on the look I wanted, I couldn’t wait.... Continue Reading →

Ageing is a Privilege

Fresh from my 26th birthday (will I ever stop dropping into conversation that it was my birthday?!), I had my usual ‘reflection on life’. I don’t know what it is, but there’s something about ageing that makes me look back over everything I have done and assess where I’m at. In recent years, I find... Continue Reading →

Turning 26

Tomorrow I turn 26. 26. I know 26 isn’t old, but when people ask me how old I am, I automatically want to say 21. Sometimes it still feels like I should be going to Halo Mondays with my friends and thinking about my next uni deadline. 26 just seems so... grown up. People are... Continue Reading →

What Has Made You Smile Today?

After the most wonderful long weekend celebrating Jack’s birthday, attending a Canadian thanksgiving dinner and making memories with our new friends here in Sydney, I was full of happiness. I didn’t want the long weekend to end - it meant that Jack would be back at work, friends wouldn’t be as easy to meet up... Continue Reading →

Sunshine Blogger Award

The first thing I want to do is thank Mrs Dani Crater for her nomination - it was such a lovely surprise and really put a smile on my face! To think that less than a year ago I wouldn’t even tell people I wrote, never mind be writing for a living and receiving peer... Continue Reading →

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