But what love got to do with it when I don’t love myself?


I recently came across a blog post I wrote three years ago; it was about how I’d realised that if I wanted to be truly happy I need to love myself (liking myself at that point would have been a good starting point to be honest).

At that point in time, I was filled with so much self doubt, and it seemed like every set back reaffirmed one of the narratives I have played for as long as I can remember:”I’m not good enough”  Continue reading →


I have been meaning to post something for the last few days, but I’ve been home sick from work (throat infection, yucky) and have been bored as hell/out of ideas. I’m committed to this blogging on a regular basis thing, so decided to the TMI Tag. I’ll try to get some proper content up soon (a recipe, maybe? I’m Not sure yet).

For those of you who don’t know (hi mum!) TMI stands for too much information, and I will be answering 50 questions that you may or may not care to know the answers to.  Continue reading →

The Weekly Gratitude List

I’m posting this a day early, as I won’t have the time to do it tomorrow. I’ve been pretty tired/stressed/busy this past week so have been forgetting write down things that I am grateful for. That doesn’t mean it’s been all gloom & doom/the sky is falling type shit though; some pretty awesome things have happened, here are a few…  Continue reading →

My Long-Haul Travel Observations & Carry On Must Haves

I’m missing another Music Monday post this week, and am posting a ‘Things I learnt about long-haul travel’ list instead.

Our trip to Canada in July was my first big trip, and the first time I had been out of New Zealand since I was five; while we were away I started a list called ‘long-haul lessons’ and decided to share it with you. I have been meaning to post this since we got back but it seems I’ve been rather food obsessed lately…  Continue reading →

One Lovely Blog Award ♥

Thanks to The Catss Meoww for the nomination; I love filling things like this out so I’m quite excited (I’m also listening to Troublemaker by Weezer so I’m in between blogging wand wanting to dance around my office).

Here are the steps to accept One Lovely Blog:

  1. You must thank the person who nominated you and include a link to their blog.
  2. You must list the rules and display the award.
  3. You must add seven facts about yourself.
  4. You must nominate up to fifteen other bloggers and comment on one of their posts to let them know they have been nominated.
  5. You must display the award logo and follow the blogger who nominated you.

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