Get To Know Me

I asked my followers to send me questions, and I was surprisingly met with a lot. I didn’t/don’t intend to make this an extremely long post so I’ve selected a hand full. What’s the reason behind your blog name, what’s the purpose of your blog, what motivates you to continue? @withloveyossy At the start of making this…

Dear Millennials

Dear Millennials, Those of all ages, genders and identities. Whether you fit into the ‘generation y’ or ‘generation z’. This one is for you. We’ve grown up around smartphones and gadgets, tablets and apps. Our whole societal identity is based on technology. Bookmarked as problematic. Unsocial. Selfish. As well as stupid, ignorant and lazy. We’re…

Types of Flatmates You Should Expect to Meet at University

If you’re looking forward to university but the idea of living with strangers for a year is creeping you out, or you’re just trying to grasp an idea of the kinds of people you might live with, then this is the post for you. I’ve lived in University halls – twice. So I’ve lived with two very…

Blogger Backlash

If you were online yesterday, specifically within the blogging community, you may (or may not) have noticed a form of backlash, as most bloggers responded to a post which caused a lot of upset, particularly to beauty bloggers.

The Lesser Road (racism)

I’ve grown to become increasingly aware that my brown skin makes me a target, my image problematic and my name, difficult. As if, instinctively, it incites an imprudent thought/reaction from some.