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is it ok to stay in your comfort zone?

  Tote :  Mere soeur. Boots : Asos. T-shirt : The great frog  Jacket : H&M photos by Natasha Nuttall As the late winter nights draw in, I’m finding myself struggling more and more to venture out of the house…

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Reading to relax the mind

As the nights seem to draw in I often feel that the day ends to abruptly, its dark far to soon for me to feel like I’ve succeeded with my day. Every year I feel my brain lies to me…

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Painting a portrait with Gouache

Ever since I was about 5 all I have painted with is watercolour, I got my first set from my parents as a birthday gift. It was all I would go on about until my parent relented and bought me…

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Suicide stigma and talking openly

I have found unlike my mothers passing my brothers has become a slight awkward subject amongst people who I know, not my awkwardness but other peoples. Families and survivors according to  Feigelman called it a “wall of silence” by family…

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Where have you been in the last few months?

What do people blog about these days? its felt like a complete lifetime since I sat down purposely  to blog my life has changed so much in the last 6 months. Not a lot of it for the better I…

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How do we get to were we want to be?

I recently received a pretty spiteful and hate filled message from an ex best friend, its a long ass story that I wont bore you with now but it did make me think. Once I got this message it left…

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Gromit unleashed 2 Artist Diary

So on the coach down to Cardiff, I decided to treat myself to premium Spotify as I had exhausted the pool of my favourite True Crime podcasts and I wanted to save the rest for my long journey home. I…

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opening up

Isn’t life just incredibly confusing, like I don’t think my brain copes to well with day to day tasks anymore or travelling its like just goes into complete shut down. I’ve not openly shared my brothers suicide since it happened…

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Manchester for the day

Having a boyfriend who’s from the North I have found myself falling in love with places like Manchester and Liverpool. So to cheer myself up I booked a mega bus coach ( I think it was £5) and took myself…

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Doodle a day with Paperchase

So I am known for my love of drawing, I have pretty much done it everyday since I can remember and it has always helped me  calm my mind and relax regardless of how rubbish the drawing or doodle has…

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Illustrating for twitter

I’ve managed to keep this commission under wraps for weeks which is a feat in itself as I was really excited to get my teeth into this creating something fun and powerful for them. I came up with a few…

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The realities of long distance realtionship

It is over 100 days since my favourite human went away for work, we had only met 9 months before after the best Tinder date, don’t tell him but I pretty much knew after the third date he was the…

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