The Scoop on the UK Blog Awards 2018

Last Friday I attended the UK Blog Awards 2018 at the Marriott Grosvenor Square as a Lifestyle Finalist. The event was an incredible opportunity to meet like-minded bloggers and industry peers, and celebrate our achievements with lots of prosecco! Wearing a stunning maxi dress by Forever New and hair by Blow Ltd, here are some photos of my red carpet look and thoughts on the event.

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A Millennial Goes to the Opera

Opera houses are struggling to attract millennials through their doors. But why? Many millennials still believe three myths to be true about the opera: that it is boring, old-fashioned and expensive. While it’s true that some operas can be all of those things, it can also be thrilling, modern and cheap!

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10 Beautiful Blogs to Discover

Blogs are like apps, there are millions of them, one for almost anything you can imagine. Nearly everyone knows someone who has one. The question is, are you even a millennial if you don’t? So, in a sea of millions of blogs, how do you find the cool ones?

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Life Stories: How Running Saved My Life

We don’t make it through this life without a few scratches, but learning how to cope with pain and problems is a vital part of a healthy and happy future.

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Why I’m Done With Valentine’s Day

After nearly two decades celebrating Valentine’s Day, I’m officially done with the day for good. Sorry Valentine’s, but you’ve been replaced.

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30 Things To Do Before Turning 30

30 things before 30 is all about hitting those early adult life milestones and checking off those riskier bucket list items. This is my personal list of the 30 things I did before turning 30!

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Plastic: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

For too long we’ve passed the buck back and forth between producer and consumer, each refusing to admit responsibility for our global waste problem. Finally, awareness campaigns are gaining critical momentum and spreading the message that not only do we have to clean up our mess, we have to change how we consume and package products. That change doesn’t have to be difficult, with many practical ways you can help start to make a difference.

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UK Blog Awards: I’m a Finalist!

I am so excited to announce that I made it as a finalist in the UK Blog Awards 2018 for the Lifestyle category! A huge thank you to everyone who voted, what a way to start the year! Winners will be selected by a judging panel in February with the results announced in April.

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UK Blog Awards 2018: Why you should vote for me!

Participating in the UK Blog Awards is like running a marathon. Nobody really expects to win on their first go. But who cares if you don’t win, you’re still going to run! After all, you’ve spent a year in training, pushing yourself to run faster, further, breathe deeper. You’ve raised money from your friends, family and colleagues in support of your favourite charity. You didn’t give up, and you can’t wait to finally do it, to say you did it. That’s plenty to be proud of.

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The Millennials Christmas Gift Guide

  What to get the people who have everything… It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year already, but here we are. Last year I wrote The Christmas Gift Edit, a list of do’s and don’t for him and her that was surprisingly popular among my network of friends. It was a strange feeling to be…

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One Year of Blogging

  My blog is one year old! One whole year, wow. I’m incredibly proud of this little blog of mine. If there’s one thing I’ve learned about blogging, is that it’s a lot of work! A one year anniversary is a real achievement, like learning the piano, most people give up. But this isn’t a piano,…

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An Open Letter to New Delhi, the Most Polluted Place on the Planet

New Delhi, India 09/11/17 To whom it may concern, As a world traveler and travel blogger, I feel I should say something about this recent trip I’m on. I’m in New Delhi right now, where the air pollution levels are off the charts. My husband is here on business and I decided to come along so…

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Halloween Like Hollywood: Couples Costumes

WARNING! EXCESSIVE USE OF HASHTAGS AND DRY HUMOUR THROUGHOUT!   Halloween Twenty Seventeen There’s an interesting correlation between the rise of social media and adult Halloween parties, as we transgress towards our impending dystopian future. A sort of hijack of what used to be a fun day for the kids. We’ll take Halloween, you keep Christmas. I…

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The 80s was the Best Decade Ever, Fact

I don’t want to argue with you. The 80s were and always will be the best decade ever, fact. It was a magic combination of economic success, laid-back tunes, perms, mullets and shoulder pads. If you could graph modern progress with the psychological impact on happiness, the 80s is where it peaked. The 90s is proof,…

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What I Wore in Mykonos

Mykonos is definitely the most fashionable Greek island I once bumped into Olivier Rousteing as we squeezed our way through the town centre’s crowded streets somewhere between 1 and 2 am. It’s one of the first things people notice on their first time to the island, how well dressed everyone is. I get asked a lot…

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Notebook Wars: MOO vs Moleskine

Moo-ve over Moleskine, there’s a new player in town. You may have heard about this little company called MOO, best known for their original and high-quality business cards. Perhaps you’ve seen their clever advertising around London, with posters that say “Introduce yourself. Properly. Don’t be a what’s-his-face.” But did you know that MOO began as a…

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How I Became a Barry’s Bootcamp Hell Week Survivor

This blog post is for anyone thinking about joining Barry’s Bootcamp classes, Hell Week, or simply interested in how I got on! If you already know what it is, feel free to skip through the beginning part straight to why I signed up and what I learned. At the end you can read my Barry’s Hell…

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