Having A Type

Most of my British readers will have heard the phrase “100% my type on paper”, made popular by the TV show Love Island. It’s become such a soundbite that even those of you who avoided watching the show have probably heard it, even if you’d rather not have. But anyway,…

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Tips For New Bloggers

I’m the first person to say I am not a super-blogger. In fact, I’m a pretty small fish in the grand scheme of things. But I’ve been blogging for a while, I’ve appeared on national TV and the front of The Telegraph this year, and I earn a bit of…

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Vote For Me In The UK Blog Awards 2019

Regular readers of this blog may have noticed I haven’t posted for a little while. I’ve been ill for a while so I decided to take a temporary break from blogging but I’m in a better frame of mind now so I’m ready to get back on the horse. And…

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Color Me Badd Dates by Smudged Lipstick Review

This might come as a surprise to some of you, but I’m actually getting quite into public speaking. While in New York, my friend Zey wanted to go to some kind of writers event, and I found this open mic night at a poetry cafe. Despite being a bit unprepared,…

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How To Deal With Flaking

I’m by no means perfect. I say the wrong thing sometimes. I sleep too much. I’m disorganised as hell. But I have a big heart. If it’s someone’s birthday, I’ll show up with a present an a card. I’m upfront and honest and don’t mess people around. And if I’ve…

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