Belle

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the culture I consume. I’ve been for example asking myself why I like watching costume and period dramas so much and the problematic aspect of watching them as a black woman. There’s this interesting article by Monique Jones where she explains the many things she finds difficult watching […]

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Big Magic

As someone who usually describes herself as a slow reader, I’m really glad I’ve picked up a reading habit again. I’ve decided to stop beating myself down for being the person who never knows who’s written the latest it thriller and can only list Jane Austen, when asked about my favourite author (so far the […]

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The wool conundrum

Veganism, now that’s a word that can get some people really worked up. I wasn’t really sure whether to post this or not but even sensitive matters need to be discussed. But let’s not get too serious, this post is more about asking questions and finding options. I became a vegan earlier this year and […]

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Bring it on 2017

I think we can call 2016 a difficult year for the human race! It’s easy to get stuck on the horrible things that have happened (and are still happening) but it’s in these difficult times that finding the good becomes even more important. The later half of 2016 was challenging on a personal level. I’ve was feeling very frustrated […]

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The Grand Adventure

Ok, so I might be misusing that word, adventure. I didn’t do any extensive hiking, visit a remote village or anything like it, I was technically on a city vacation. Yet an adventure it was! It was one of those life altering, confidence boosting and really inspiring trips. Not only was it the first time I […]

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2015/2016

2015 was an event full year in many ways. I turned 30! It was a birthday I feared might cause some sort of existential crisis but what I found motivation. I decided to stop putting off things I want to do, ’cause if not now, then when? I guess it was me finally realising that […]

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