Sunday morning vegan bacon butty

When I was young my mum would cook bacon sandwiches for my brother and his friends at the weekend. Instead of feeling like I was missing out I discovered this recipe which I have been using ever since! Not only is this recipe delicious but is it packed full of vitamin E, anti-oxidants, magnesium, protein,…

Cinnamon and Vanilla Oat Milk

I use this milk ALL the time in my porridge and smoothies. It is also however really delicious just to drink on its own warm or cold. And the best thing is that compared to shop-bought plant-based milks it costs only a few pennies. Plus it’s fun to make so here’s how to do it:…

4 simple ways to practise minimalism

It seems to have become the norm in western culture to be defined by how much one has and earns. However is all this ‘stuff’ actually making us any happier? I will soon explain exactly what minimalism is but firstly what are the benefits of practising it? Reduced stress/ anxiety More time/ energy for what’s…

Look

Marketing and billboards adverts on tv they put them there to blind us so we look but we don’t see If you think you do, you don’t know what’s really going on if you think it makes us happy I’m sorry, but you’re wrong These incidents that happen are merely a distraction to conquer and…

10 ways to embrace your feminine energy

The fighting feminist in me wants equality but I believe that femininity isn’t about equality but about recognising and embracing our different strengths. I am consistently flitting between between wanting to be an independent strong single traveller (boyfriend? I don’t need one of those!) and a 1960’s housewife (look what I cooked for you dear,…

Stitched

*** Walking around with pretty Loreal eyes but something behind them is broken all the mascara in the world cannot force your eyes to be open Throw-away necklaces and bracelets sparkle bright, dazzle and glisten all the pretty earrings you own do not mean your ears will listen Seeing the world through shutters too scared…

Stop being so bloody sensitive

*** I love your sensitivity nurture it, it’s a treasure like a superhuman power said noone to anybody ever You’re upset oh no- I must fix this- you’re broken, please don’t cry these tears make me uncomfortable supress them, make them dry A perfectly natural display of normal human behaviour is seen by some as…

Why I shaved my hair: a journey of self-discovery

Anyone who knows me knows how much I like to change my hair, but I never thought I would ever want to take the decision to shave it all off.     However a few months ago I started to receive some ‘signs’ (spooky) and the more I thought about it the more sense it made to…

5 amazing facts about video gaming

Last year I listened to a podcast which opened my mind up to video gaming. Previously something I had no interest in and only associated with a way to pass time, I have now found all these super amazing benefits to gaming which I want to share with you all! They can improve mental health…

5 modern day free luxuries

Is luxury exclusive and reserved only for the elite? Is it something we can experience ‘one day’ or only on special occasions? Is it something we must work hard for to feel as if we deserve? The readily-available images on social media nowadays highlight further social inequality. To millions of people around the world most of…