Does Size Matter?

I went shopping the other day and tried on two pairs of jeans. They were both the same size, same cut, same style, just slightly different colours. Essentially they were identical, but one pair were loose and the other wouldn’t go over my thighs. I wondered if I had picked another size up by mistake,... Continue Reading →

Making The Cut

The last time I had a haircut, I was still in England. It was October. October. Since then, my hair has been blasted by the freezing Icelandic air, braced itself for a cold Christmas and New Year in America, journeyed across Australia in 38 degree heat and then struggled to cope with the humidity of Sydney. My... Continue Reading →

The Problem With Cover Up Makeup

Often when you have a birthmark, you are told that you could be pretty if it wasn’t there. The ever elusive idea of ‘being beautiful’ is always just slightly out of reach because of your skin. You can’t get rid of the birthmark, therefore you can’t ever be fully beautiful - at least that is what... Continue Reading →

The Camera Actually Lies

I found myself slipping into old habits this week - namely negative self talk about my appearance. It all started from our trip to the winery in Hunter Valley. I had an amazing day, but when I looked back on photos I hated how I looked. I had liked my outfit when I tried it... Continue Reading →

Live and Let Live. Just Do It.

So much has been written about the Nike mannequin/Tanya Gold/fatphobia debate recently that I was a little reluctant to give it more airtime, but then I thought of Tanya Gold’s comments and how destructive they were, how much hatred they spread and how many negative comments I had read because of her words and felt... Continue Reading →

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