Happy Birthday, Instagram! & my top tips for personal and corporate use

Instagram celebrated its fifth birthday yesterday, a month after hitting its 400 million user milestone. It’s a beautiful, simple, everyday story book and one of my favourite forms of social media. It has, without a shadow of a doubt, helped hone my photography skills as well as my appreciation for the little details woven into ordinaryContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Instagram! & my top tips for personal and corporate use”

The Merry-go-round; or I Am Enough, Part I

I think I’ve been writing this post for over a decade. Maybe that’s the problem. I was 14, making a list of things to do to make myself look better – ‘remember to pluck eyebrows once a week’, ‘always paint nails’, ‘find teeth whitener’. I was 16, planning the steps I would take to beContinue reading “The Merry-go-round; or I Am Enough, Part I”

BRIDE BLOG #3: BEHIND SCHEDULE IN BECOMING THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BRIDE OF ALL TIME

According to my wedding planning app I should have begun a beauty regime two weeks ago, allowing myself 6 months of grooming and pruning to turn me into The Most Beautiful Bride of All Time or, at the very least, The Most Beautiful I Have Ever Looked. I should already be upping my vitamins, supplementsContinue reading “BRIDE BLOG #3: BEHIND SCHEDULE IN BECOMING THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BRIDE OF ALL TIME”

5 minutes of violent objectification

“Turning a human being into a thing is almost always the first step toward justifying violence against that person. That step is already and constantly taken with women.” Jean Kilbourne

BRIDE BLOG #1: the beauty industry & me.

So I know I said I wouldn’t talk too much about the wedding, and I still promise I won’t. However, we are making some of the big decisions at the minute and I feel the need to write because I would love to hear your thoughts. Let’s begin… It all started when we got backContinue reading “BRIDE BLOG #1: the beauty industry & me.”