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

lifestyle

My worst date story

Happy Valentines Day you beautiful people! So instead of doing a soppy post about how much I love my boyfriend blah blah blah, I thought I would do a worst dates story. Now I have been on a couple, but this story is the most random situation I have ever been in and unfortunately, 100%… Continue reading My worst date story

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

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A letter to my 15 year old self

Dear Marie-Clare, Just a quick note to remind you that your are beautiful just the way you are. I know you feel like you are the only person in the world to have stretch marks, but you aren't. I know you feel like a man will never love you because of them. Or because your… Continue reading A letter to my 15 year old self