Make-up Therapy

I rarely get time to myself, even though I work from home a lot, I’m usually occupied with the business of writing my book. Anyone who’s written a book will understand how tiring the process is – to quote Ernest Hemingway, ‘There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit at a typewriter and bleed.’ Not that I consider myself to be in the same universe as Hemingway, but the great man had a point. I like doing my make-up and listening to music as a form of therapeutic release. At the moment I have Hozier’s album on repeat. This season there’s a big trend for purple eyeshadow. It’s actually not as scary as it seems, soft shades of lilac and lavender with touches of purple are rather flattering. I like to apply a cream eyeshadow as […]

Writer’s Boots

At the moment I am up to my eyes in work; I’m writing a book which is taking up most of my time and energy but I’m determined to keep my blog rumbling along. This being said, I realised that this is my third shopping post this week. Whilst showcasing my favourite things to buy is all fun and good, it’s not what I set out to do here. Hopefully, normal service will resume in the next few weeks. I’m really looking forward to completing the book, anyone who thinks writing involves sitting at a desk, happily tapping away at a keyboard is sorely mistaken. It’s a laborious slog. To quote Ernest Hemingway ‘There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.’ However, I’ve no right to complain; I’m very fortunate to have […]