Everyone thinks that blogging is easy. Write down your thoughts, find some cool pictures and voila – job done. However, the reality of blogging is that it’s much more complex than that, especially if blogging is your business.
DIY is a skill a lot of us think we’re in short supply of. How do you hammer in a nail accurately? How do you put up wallpaper with no bubbles? How do you reupholster a chair without getting so annoyed with it? However, when it comes down to actually breaking the woodworking bench out, there’s a lot you can get up to, even as a beginner!
As important as it is to own and appreciate your own unique sense of beauty, the need to reinvent yourself every once in a while is perfectly natural and understandable. In our younger years, we’re afforded the freedom experiment with ways of defining our personalities and character through our appearance. As a result, by the time we hit our twenties many of us have experimented with being goths, hipsters, alt girls, punks or any of the other transient subcultures that we fall into in our youth as we struggle to define ourselves by our clothes, our hairstyles and our definitions of beauty. As we get older, however, and accumulate responsibilities, time and necessity can dull the edge of our look. We start dressing with function and comfort in mind, rather than thinking about how our clothing says “This is me!” to the world around us.
We are all growing older every day, and it is a prospect that frightens many of us. We aren’t going to live forever, so it is understandable our mortality weighs heavily on our minds. One day we are going to die – sad but true. It makes sense then to try to find ways to stay alive for as long as possible. The secret to this? A good diet and a supportive family. At least according to this report, where the oldest living woman on earth, Nabi Tajima, died aged 117 in Japan, a country renowned for its long life expectancy.
Weddings are a big deal–we can probably all agree on this. Our wedding day is perhaps one of the biggest days in our lives and it pays to make it unique, make it stand out and also have it be memorable. Arguably. The best way to make your wedding stand out is to personalize it as much as possible. The venue itself, the decor and the fun and games need to all scream you and your partner.
There’s a big difference between just living life and actually living it. It sounds like a silly comparison, but let’s put it this way; do you feel like you have the financial freedom to be able to take a break whenever you felt like it? Or are you on the opposite end of the spectrum, being forced to work even if you’re ill because you’re paid by the hour and need to get your salary?
As I sit and write this I am a very angry bunny. Have you seen an angry bunny? It’s like a regular bunny, all cute and harmless looking until it bites your hand with such bloody fury that scares you to the bottom of your soul. That is the level of anger I am feeling right now. And there is nearly nothing I can do about it. Nearly nothing…..
While you are saving up to buy your first place, you’ll probably have to rent an apartment or home. And that means that you’ll have to deal with a landlord. I’m sure that you will have heard lots of nightmare stories about landlords from hell, but you will be happy to hear that these are very rare occurrences. In actual fact, most landlords are very pleasant and easy to get along with. That is, as long as you ensure that you look after their property and follow all of the points in the tenant contract.
Doors aren’t something that you normally think about. They have locks and keep the heat in, right? Well, that’s true but doors can be so much more than that. They can become the talking point of your home And by changing them, you can completely revamp how your home looks and feels.
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine is the debut novel from Gail Honeyman. This story is the winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2017 and is in being made into a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon.