This is not the end!

Hi, my name’s Ava, I am 21 years old and I have not quite been myself for a while now. As a lot of you will know from some of my posts I have been battling anxiety and depression for a few years now which made me lose sight of who I am. I started […]

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An Afternoon in London

So about 2 summers ago my wonderful friend Sophia introduced me to this new musical she was obsessed with. We were sat in the same pod at work and she was rapping it non stop. Yes you’ve guessed it, it was Hamilton. It quickly became our go to album to listen and sing along to […]

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Fashion Wish List Jan’18

As we’ve turned into the New Year I have finally started feeling myself again, which I have not done in a long time. I feel like over the last couple of years I have lost my way and a lot of my quirkiness and my love for being individual, particularly in my wardrobe. Although I […]

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10 Things To Spark Your Christmas Spirit

So we are now firmly 10 days into the festive season and some of us are really feeling the spirit but others are still struggling. So I’ve compiled a list of 10 things you can do to get you in the festive mood. Are you ready? 1. Write out your cards Whether you decide to […]

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October Favourites

Yes I know we are now over half wah through November however another month has gone by so here is a new months worth of favourites. 1. Barry M Liquid Lipstick I have been testing out liquid lipsticks for months looking for the right one. For me a good liquid lipstick needs to have good […]

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Bonfire Night & Pumpkin Carving

So you’ve probably read the title, seen the date, sung yourself the rhym and now you’re thinking to yourself ‘but Ava wait, bonfire night isn’t until the 5th of November’. Well my friends you would be correct however every year, on the last Saturday of October my former home town has it’s annual bonfire festivities. […]

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Ginger Autumn Leaf Cake

One of the most prominent aspects of autumn is it’s leaves and there’s nothing like ginger cake to warm the soul, so here is a ginger cake that’s got some autumn flair. Ingredients 60g Butter 125g Golden Syrup 100g Plain Flour 25g Self Raising Flour 1tsp Bicarb of Soda 1tsp of Ground Ginger 100g Caster […]

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Living with Depression (An Update)

As some of you will know, when I first started this blog a couple of months ago I was signed off work with depression. I had, had a complete breakdown at work, gone to my doctors, who referred me to a specialist, who officially told me I was struggling with depression. This blog came about […]

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Autumn Tag 2017

Now we are in October the autumnal vibes are in full swing with many bloggers partaking in blogtober. Although I am way too busy and my life is far too messy to actually be a part of blogtober I have seen this tag going around and wanted to give it a go, so here it […]

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