Discovering Skillshare has made a huge difference to my life in lockdown, check out the 9 best illustration courses that I took (and loved) on the platform this summer.
After trying as many as I could possibly get my hands on, here are my recommendations for the best gradual tanners for pale skin… and one to avoid at all costs!
More trials and tribulations as we head into our fourth month of shielding from coronavirus.
Tips and tricks for keeping your Peace Lily alive and thriving, even in an extremely low light area.
As a teen in the mid to late 90’s I plucked my lushious, dark brows down to commas and they never grew back. Can RapidBrow actually fix the damage I did?
Three months in, a small insight into the frustrations and fears of two people trying to navigate shielding from coronavirus in a tenement flat in Dundee.
Turning a dress with a side zip that doesn’t quite fit right into a gorgeous new midi skirt that I’ll actually wear. DIY fans, this one’s for you…
Looking for tips on how to quit smoking? Let me share with you what worked for me: a smoker of 24 years who had tried and failed so many times before.
As someone who spends almost 100% of their time indoors I’ve been trying to write something honest about what I wear at home. Usually I give up because my stay at home outfits tend to prioritise comfort and personal joy over everything else so I never think people will find it interesting. Of course it’s […]
Would you believe that the day after after I wrote my last entry the letter we had been waiting for landed on the mat and let Andrew know what the Scottish Government were planning for those in shielding. Whilst not perfect, it’s been a huge relief to have something. We registered his details via a […]
The internet is full to the brim of scrunchie DIY tutorials and it’s easy to see why. They’re a fun little DIY project that most people will be able to do regardless of skill level and either with, or without, a sewing machine. I looked up a load of scrunchie tutorials when I was first […]
How are you? And how are you getting on with this staying home thing now we’ve hit the four week mark? Are you thriving in lockdown, baking, embroidering, and learning new skills? Or are you climbing the walls yet barely getting out of bed? I completely understand both sides of the coping coin because I […]
What an unbelievable few weeks we’ve all been through, and there’s prospect of more looming on the horizon. My household is one of the many going through some stress and uncertainty right now, especially since we were moved into shielding, and I want somewhere to write everything down… so consider this a coronavirus diary. I’ll […]
It’s no secret that I’m a massive nerd for colour. If I like a piece of clothing and there’s more than one colourway I’m always drawn to the brightest option. In the recent past this tendency has made building outfits hard as I’d have to pick my way through a bunch of clashing shades and […]
As an oily-skinned gal, mattifying powder products have always been my best friends. Shine control primers, drying foundations, and moisture absorbing powders were all that I’d allow into my makeup bag. It took my entire makeup wearing career to refine the best products that would make my face into a completely arid, matte surface that […]
My adopted hometown of Dundee has changed so much since I moved here five years ago, and whist I totally acknowledge that some of that change hasn’t necessarily been for the best, a lot of it has been really great for the city. To me, one of the top things about the rapidly changing face […]
My periods and I have had a complicated relationship ever since they first darkened my doorstep in my mid-teens. For twenty years they were nothing but trouble: painful, heavy, and worst of all so irregular that I had no idea when they were going to turn up. I have had every test under the sun […]
As we reach the end of the first month of 2020 and move towards slightly longer days, we’re trying to get out of the house for some fresh air to blow those christmas cobwebs away. On a recent windy weekend afternoon, we took a walk down the riverfront to the V&A Dundee to see the […]