Shopping local at V&A Dundee

Last week I got dressed, I mean, properly dressed. Instead of my uniform of athleisure-minus-the-hoody I wore split-hem jeans and a wool coat, and slipped into a cute pair of shoes for a work appointment (for Dundee uni) at V&A Dundee. I was there to see a graduate who had been selected to be part… View Post

What Christmas means to me

The most precious part of Christmas, for me, is love. The love I feel for my family and friends is one of life’s joys all year round, but I get particularly mushy around this time of year. It’s a side effect of the holidays, which allow time for reflection before the new year emerges from… View Post

To my mum

All mums are special, but I definitely won the lottery with mine. Growing up, I didn’t know my father. He was never in the picture, so it was always just me and my mum. When I was five, we moved in with my Granny but I didn’t have a particularly warm relationship with her (you… View Post

Christmas, a season of dreamers

Christmas is a funny time of year, and I know that those reading this post will either love it or could do without it. It’s a season that brings out both happiness and sadness in people and, depending on your experiences in life, you may or may not feel good at this time of year –… View Post

Christmas Shopping with Livingston Designer Outlet

This is a paid collaboration with Livingston Designer Outlet. Daydreamers, I’m feeling very smug right now – I’ve finished my Christmas shopping! Last Thursday (the 7th of December, can you believe it?) Mum and I took a drive to Livingston Designer Outlet so that we could get the last of our Christmas gifts, knowing that… View Post