The realities of working for the NHS

I think most people are aware to certain degree the strain the NHS are under. For just under 2 years, I worked in the Radiology department of a very busy hospital in Sussex. I witnessed such a change in not only the physical area I worked in, but the difference in staff around me. TheContinue reading “The realities of working for the NHS”

How to cope with a parents cancer diagnosis

It was the week before Christmas in December 2016 when my Dad told me he had Cancer of the left kidney. I remember he wouldn’t even say the word, he just called it the ‘big C.’ I went into a state of shock. I worked in a hospital at the time which made me thatContinue reading “How to cope with a parents cancer diagnosis”

My first Smear test

Hola! I wanted to write about my experience to encourage other girls, who may be anxious about having a smear test done, that it is nothing to be scared of. I received my letter for my smear test two months before my 25th birthday. I am now 26 and only just having it done. IContinue reading “My first Smear test”

The skincare essentials I swear by

Dealing with skincare issues is something a lot of us face daily, including myself. I have had some real lows where my skin is so dry that I just couldn’t put make-up on as you would see the dry patches. Our skin is such a huge part of who we are that it is soContinue reading “The skincare essentials I swear by”

Why don’t I correct people when they mispronounce my name?!

But seriously though?! It is my own name, it is how I am identified, yet I still feel uncomfortable correcting someone if they mispronounce or even call me by a different name. So first things first, my name is Marie-Clare. The ‘Marie’ is pronounced ‘marry’ and that’s where I firstly get most issues. It doesn’tContinue reading “Why don’t I correct people when they mispronounce my name?!”

My beauty wishlist for 2018

I don’t think a girl can ever have too many products, right? So here is my list of must haves for this year. Some are actually basic beauty essentials that I just haven’t gotten around to purchasing! * This post contains Amazon Affiliate links – this means that I would get a small percentage ifContinue reading “My beauty wishlist for 2018”

Born in the 90s: Children’s TV shows we grew up with

Welcome to the first in my new series, born in the 90’s! I thought this would be a really fun way of looking back at some of the best things about being born in the 90s (early 90’s for me) Whether it be the TV shows, the 10p sweets or the toys, I will beContinue reading “Born in the 90s: Children’s TV shows we grew up with”

An interview with: my 3 year old niece

Today I spent a few minutes interviewing my 3 and a half year old niece. Her name is Amelie and she is my sister’s daughter. The questions did take longer than expected as half-way through she needed a toilet break, to which she was telling me all about her new toothbrush and exactly how manyContinue reading “An interview with: my 3 year old niece”

A day out in Chichester, West Sussex

Chichester will forever be my favourite place. I may be biased as I was born here, BUT, just wait until you see some of the pictures I took today. I by no means feel that my pictures do Chichester justice, however considering it was pouring with rain, I think I have done an okay job.Continue reading “A day out in Chichester, West Sussex”

An interview with…a Lawyer

Today we have an interview with a Lawyer, who also happens to be my mum! Hopefully this interview helps you if you are looking to pursue law as a career, or if you are here because you fancied finding out a bit more about what it’s like to be a lawyer, then I hope youContinue reading “An interview with…a Lawyer”