Am I Still Vegan?

According to the Vegan Society, “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” I went vegan at the beginning of 2016. My reason for doing so was plain old curiosity…

5 Incredible Reasons Why You Should Be Drinking Water

For the first time ever I actually practised what I preached. Okay, perhaps not for the first time… I mean, I generally practise what I preach. But when it comes to drinking water I rarely do it. I know, I know, what a hypocrite. I always tell you to drink enough water and stay hydrated…

I Went Technology Free for a Week. This Is What Happened.

I went tech free for a week. That meant no cell phone, no iPod, no laptop, no internet, and no tv for 7 consecutive days. Was it an enlighteningly amazing experience? No. Was it horrendously terrible? No. But I did learn a great deal. My main reason for basically living on a technologically stranded island…

Day 30: The End, Thanks, and on to New Things

We’ve come to the end of the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. I am simultaneously sad and relieved that it’s over. It’s happened so swiftly that there’s a part of me that can’t believe it’s already done. I would like to thank all of you who chose to embark on this journey with me. Whether you…

Day 29: The Most Important Thing to Me

Call me superficial and shallow. Call me whatever you want. But from the bottom of my heart, the thing I hold most dear to my heart is aesthetics. According to the Oxford online dictionary, aesthetic is an adjective that 1. is “concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty.” and 1.1 “giving or designed to…

Day 27: Is My Blog Turning into an Online Diary?

Yesterday, my brother read my post on failures. Having been with me through my time of distress he knew exactly what I was going through the day I wrote that post. What he then read on the blog was a brief description of my internal distress and the ways in which I would deal with…

Day 25: Accepting Failure and Rising Up

Today’s blog comes so late at night because today, I took an “L”. I failed. The failure is that I still have a red “L” stuck to the back window of my car. However, when a failure presents itself in your life you have one of two choices. Either you give up and let that failure…

Day 24: What Gets Me Up in the Morning

It’s easy to wake up. It happens automatically when your body is fully rested, the alarm goes off, or you just can’t sleep anymore. Waking up really isn’t the problem. The problem is getting out of bed. Removing yourself from the safe, warm confines of your pillows and duvet is probably one of the hardest…

Day 22: My Favourite Travel Experience

I haven’t travelled to many wild and wonderful destinations in my lifetime and there are so many places I plan on visiting. However, if there’s one travel experience I will never forget and one that I will cherish in my heart till I’m an old, dying woman (or young, dying woman because you never know)…