Life

CHANGING FOR THE BETTER – ROLL ON 2020

1st January 2020

  The mess that was 2019 has finally come to an end and what a whirlwind it has been. I started writing this at the end of December, having found myself drawn to my blog after far too long. I end the year, doing what I should I have been doing this entire year – […]

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THE END OF THE REDUNDANCY TUNNEL?

16th January 2018

It’s official, I’m coming to the end of my period of unemployment; that’s right, your girl has only gone and got herself a job. And if I’m being honest, I’m feeling pretty damn excited, I know that my bank account will surely thank me for it, and finally have the healthy glow that it so […]

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Maitre Choux

DEAR INSTAGRAM, I LOVE TO HATE YOU…

22nd November 2017

[pipdig_banner image=’https://www.ldngirl.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Maitre-Choux.jpg’] From scrolling through my main feed and stalking people, to watching all the stories, it provides me with countless ways to pass the moments in between; but it’s also given me a massive complex. Dear Instagram, I love to hate you and I hate to love you. Signed, Juanita. Yep, you guessed it, […]

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10 THINGS I’D TELL MY 10 YEAR-OLD SELF

27th October 2017

I never used to keep a diary, or a journal; I’m just not one of those people. There are days that I think I never want to repeat, days where I’m super proud of myself and days that just fill the time between them. Regret isn’t something that I have anymore, because in my eyes dwelling […]

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LIFE LATELY; A QUICK CATCH-UP

30th September 2017

Shit I actually cannot believe the date right now. I mean I’ve accepted that the year was flying by but I’ve genuinely sort of lost myself these past few weeks, and it’s only now we slowly creep into the last part of September (and since I’ve started seeing the Christmas chocolates in the shops) that […]

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BUDGETING WHEN YOU’RE NOT SO GOOD WITH MONEY

11th August 2017

Working out how to budget has not been a mentality I’ve been thinking with for the past few years. I love the idea of having money, and hate being broke but there is just one problem – I’m so used to living payslip to payslip. In fact, the idea of needing to budget for a […]

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CAN I START AGAIN? MY MID(ISH)-YEAR REVIEW

1st August 2017

Okay so maybe it’s not a mid-year review exactly seeing as we’re now in August, but the summer months always seem to blur into one single moment for me. It’s not until after my birthday, near the end of July, do I actually sit and reflect on how my year has gone so far. So […]

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SIX THINGS I’VE LEARNED AS I’VE GOTTEN OLDER

29th July 2017

Getting older, growing up, adulting… however you prefer to say it it’s all the same. As scary as it can be, especially when you don’t really have a plan, It’s not a bad thing – I like to think that people can be like wine and get better with age; but that only works if […]

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