Writing

Writing tips for beginners

Very few authors simply sit down and write a book at the start of their careers (except J.K Rowling, the exception to prove the rule...) without some kind of process beforehand. Even very experienced authors can learn new things, and the internet is riddled with so many fantastic tips for any kind of writer. I've… Continue reading Writing tips for beginners

Body Positive, Health, mindfulness, yoga

International Yoga Day

Ever since it's inception in 2015, the 21st of June has been International Yoga Day. Yoga is known for its long list of benefits including the mental well-being aspect.  It is a beautiful, ancient practice that originated in India. It was interred into the West in the 20th century and is now enjoyed world-wide. Yoga… Continue reading International Yoga Day

personal

A Citalopram Story

Ever since High School I've had anxiety. I imagine pretty much anyone who reads this can probably say the same - that they've had anxiety at some point - and it continued into my adulthood. I found I had avoidance issues, and would drink alcohol in order to feel like I could get through social… Continue reading A Citalopram Story

Body Positive, Uncategorized

Body Positivity and Weight Loss

I've seen a lot online over the years about body positivity and the 'contradiction' of wanting to lose weight. Body Positivity is a movement of self-love that encompasses every body type whether fat, thin, tall, short, able-bodied or not. There's no exception - it is a rebellion against a society that gets paid from our… Continue reading Body Positivity and Weight Loss

Photography

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Polaroid Review

When I was a kid, Polaroid cameras were still (rarely) used. My experience of them was mainly at primary school, every year the headteacher would take a picture of an assembly using the Polaroid and it would quickly develop in front of our eyes. I didn't know then that later in my life I would… Continue reading Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Polaroid Review

DIY, Photography

How to make A DIY Pinhole cap for a DSLR camera

Firstly, the equipment you will need is very basic but make sure you have all the components. You’ll need a drill with a small drill bit, (such as an Auger drill bit) or an electric screwdriver. You’ll also need a spare camera cap (Not a lens cap), an empty aluminium can, Sellotape or duct tape,… Continue reading How to make A DIY Pinhole cap for a DSLR camera

Photography

7 Ideas for budding photographers

As a photographer myself, I know how easy it is to sit for too long wondering, “what can I take pictures of?” and “what will make my images stand out?" I got my first DSLR camera, a Canon EOS 1000D, when I was 16 and ran wild. I refused to read the manual or learn… Continue reading 7 Ideas for budding photographers