YourGoodSkin Comforting Gel Cleanser | Knowledge is Power Review

Product: YourGoodSkin Comforting Gel Cleanser YourGoodSkin is a brand new skincare line, developed by dermatologists and tested on thousands of women, according to their website. They claim to bring products to the market that help create a balanced skin for women. They also claim that after 28 days use, the skin will appear healthier by Read More …

A Dementia Diary: Grief for the Mum I’m Losing and Have Already Lost

I haven’t been able to write for days. Since I took some time off from social media and blogging, I haven’t been able to get back into it with the same level of passion and excitement. I have all the best intentions in the world, but those intentions aren’t helping form words. I’m currently sat Read More …

R.I.P Papa Emeritus III (Happy Halloween Make-up Tutorial)

I’ve become a little obsessed with the Swedish rock band Ghost over the past few months. If you’re a fan, you’ll probably be aware how the world of Ghost can suck you in. It’s a visual experience, just as much as an audible one. I’m especially fond of Papa Emeritus III and was sad to Read More …

The Henry Rollins Interview: Fanzine Archive 2005

Henry Rollins is a household name. He has an unbreakable stream of creative output and the guy just doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. When I was a fresh-faced 20-year-old, I had the opportunity to interview him for my fanzine ‘Zineophobia’ at the very height of my Rollins obsession. I still love him today, Read More …

Why Instagram Perpetuates My Feeble Obsession with Acceptance

I’ve just had a couple of nights away with friends in the countryside and I chose to give myself a much needed digital detox.  I disabled notifications for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Telegram, WhatsApp and WordPress on Sunday morning and I don’t have any desire to turn them back on. My original plan was to Read More …

Brb Social Media, I’m Having a Digital Detox

I’m a little ashamed to admit that I think I’ve got a problem. I can’t seem to put down my phone. I know this isn’t a rarity because more and more of us are becoming addicted to the little world we hold in our hands. Usually, it wouldn’t worry me so much but I’m having Read More …

Helping Mum to Remember with Elephant Art | A Dementia Diary

As I’ve written about previously, I’m a part-time carer for my Mum who has younger on-set dementia at 63. As well as daily caring life, I’m always trying to think of ways to keep her home bright and cheerful. Mum’s absolute favourite colour is pink, in all shade variations. From her bright pink shoes to Read More …

When I’m Skinny, I’ll Be Hayley Williams

I used to tell myself I’d be in a ‘proper’ band when I lost enough weight because I simply couldn’t fathom being the frontwoman of a rock band feeling the way I did. I’ve fed myself that line since I was a teenager, I’m now 32. I’ve been varying degrees of weight since being a Read More …