lifestyle

45km Trek for Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice

Hey everyone! Just a quick post to let you know that I am taking part in a 45km walk/run for Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice. If you can spare any pennies, I would be so grateful, and will leave the link below. Less than 6p in every £1 comes from the government, which means the… Continue reading 45km Trek for Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice

lifestyle

What I’ve learnt from being on Tinder for 6 weeks.

Where on earth do I start?! I have been online dating before. I met my ex through POF and we were together for nearly 5 years, so I went into Tinder with high hopes!  Now, I don't know if it's because I am online dating now, as a 27 year old, not looking for a… Continue reading What I’ve learnt from being on Tinder for 6 weeks.

lifestyle

How to stay positive during a break-up

Going through a breakup, will be one of the hardest things any of us have to face. I recently went through a breakup with someone I had been with for nearly 5 years. I have always been a positive person, but when you all of a sudden loose someone after all those years, it can… Continue reading How to stay positive during a break-up

lifestyle

How to prepare for the first day in your new job

I think starting a new job is one of the most terrifying things you can do. Having started a new job last week, these feelings are very fresh in my mind, and I thought I would write a blog post about how I prepared and made myself feel as prepared as possible. I will confess,… Continue reading How to prepare for the first day in your new job

lifestyle

30 things to do before my 30th!

Okay, so I have just over 2 and a half years, but you have to be organised with these things! Get another piercing Buy a house Be comfortable with my weight and size Go to Sorrento Go to New York Go to Edinburgh at Christmas time Be in a career I am content in. Run… Continue reading 30 things to do before my 30th!

lifestyle

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. The… Continue reading The realities of working for the NHS

beauty

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 so… Continue reading The skincare essentials I swear by

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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't… Continue reading Why don’t I correct people when they mispronounce my name?!

TV & Film

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 be… Continue reading Born in the 90s: Children’s TV shows we grew up with