Period Poverty. What Is It and How Can I Help?

Period Poverty. What Is It and How Can I Help?

Period Poverty, have you heard of it? If you're on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter (you definitely are) or you're partial to a slice of current affairs, it's likely that you've come across the term, period poverty.  But, what exactly is it? What does it mean? Is it a serious issue? Is it a fad? Is 'period power' [...]

Wedding Day Dreamin’

Wedding Day Dreamin’

(cont.)  The wedding took place within the grounds of a beautiful castle overlooking Florence called Castello di Vincigliata. I had seen pictures of the same castle online before, but had no idea exactly where it was or what it was called. I certainly never imagined that we'd be able to get married there! Later, once [...]

Wedding Morning Musings

Wedding Morning Musings

22nd July 2017 - The Morning. The morning of the wedding is such a fond memory in my mind. Both, the bridal and grooms party got ready in the same Tuscan villa, which we had been staying in with our families for the previous week. The villa overlooked the city and was absolutely beautiful inside, [...]

The F Word I Find Hard to Use

The F Word I Find Hard to Use

Feminism, the box I don't feel brave enough to tick. I read about everyday sexism, the gender pay gap, FGM, sexual assault, gender stereotypes... and I feel. I truly feel. I am inspired by a multitude of strong women, Emma Watson, Michelle Obama, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Malala Yousefzai, as they provide a voice for women across the globe. I have committed [...]

The Middle Mama

The Middle Mama

Once you become a parent, you don't really change. Not really. Yes, you are filled to the brim with a love that you didn't know possible and yes, staying up all night has a very different meaning now, but really you are still the same you. Just because I'm a mum it doesn't make me a [...]