There comes a point in adulthood when you feel the pressure to have grown up and become 'who you really are'. If I was destined to be a confused twenty-something with lactose intolerance, an abundance of Love Island references and a worrying obsession with unicorns then I'd say I'm living the dream. But what I… Continue reading Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now
Girls Think I'm Funny Has anyone else noticed that their social media feeds and TV channels are clogged up with people telling us to do more with food than just eat it? While I'm busy ordering Deliveroo to cure my hangover, foodies galore are telling me how to cook the perfect asparagus brunch and then… Continue reading Ready, Steady, wait until the smoke alarm goes off and you know it’s cooked
If there's one adulthood chore I avoid more than separating my dirty washing by colour, it's getting my hair cut. Then there always comes a point when my barnet needs some TLC... Betches Until now, I've avoided trendy hair places out of fear I'll leave looking like some sort of millennial experiment. But I've become… Continue reading Hair Don’t
There comes a point in your adulthood where you feel the urge to reign in your drinking habits. For me, this is currently spurred on by the trend in vegan brunches, yoga classes and 'look after yourself' memes #blessed. ImgFlip Luckily, I've discovered secret bars so now I can hide my 'should have gone to… Continue reading Knock, knock. Who’s there? Secret bar . OoOh.
The Midult Now I'm in my mid 20s, inflatable climbing walls and slides that make you scream are just childhood memories. No, now it's all, oh..... inflatable climbing walls and slides that make you scream. Thanks to the UK's first indoor inflatable theme park, it's now acceptable to chill in a ball pool on a… Continue reading Don’t mind me, I’m just off to the inflatable theme park.
As someone who prides themselves on their organisation skills, I'm currently hiding behind perfectly arranged, colour coordinated cushions in embarrassment - I've double booked my friends and now I have to break the bad news. Before my Quarter Life Crisis, sticking to a plan was as simple as, well, sticking to a plan. Now adulthood… Continue reading I’ve got 99 plans but I can’t stick to one
You know you're an adult when you get a gym membership. But you know you're truly an adult when you spend the rest of your adulthood complaining that you have to go to the gym. OR you spend your adult life adoring your bulging biceps in the mirror - in which case, you're a twat.… Continue reading Yoga & ‘Pilatoes’
I came home the other day to discover that my boyfriend had bought us a pie. In normal circumstances, I would SHOVE MY FACE STRAIGHT INTO THE PIE and go back for seconds, obviously. But this occasion was different... My boyfriend's choice - Steak and Stilton - was wasted on me. My Dad is allergic to… Continue reading Pie-gate
Betches As many Quarter Life Crisis survivors will tell you, your adulthood can often be spent in and out of (rather awkward) job interviews. Some people are forced into job-hopping thanks to rolling temporary contracts, fixed-term contracts or zero hour employment, while others are experimenting with their dreams..... #GOALS Evening Standard Before I found myself… Continue reading The Job Interview
If there's one thing I've learned in my 20s - it's that adulthood will put you in the shit, literally. Thanks to comedian Luisa Omielan, tackling life's shit is easier when you're using Beyoncé's music as your life soundtrack. Luisa's show 'What Would Beyonce do?' opens with the story of her moving back home at… Continue reading Me, Myself and I (plus the cat)