Tips for the Novice Writer

To celebrate National Novel Writing Month, I thought I’d share with you some advice which will hopefully enable you to become a better writer.  Advertisements

The Quintessence of Beauty

There was a time when I valued outward appearances far more than I should have. I suppose it was not really my fault. As a little girl, it was ingrained in me, this idea that the most important trait I possessed was a pretty face, and that with this pretty face I would find success….

On Bullying (and How to Put it Behind You)

I wrestled with this subject a while back and decided that I needed to write about it, as a form of self therapy, as a means of inspiration to others and as a reminder that will always be here on the website, which I can refer to later on if need be.

What Angel Taught Us About Life

There are many TV shows, each entertaining in its own right, but only a few manage to influence the way we think. Even though I claim from time to time that Buffy the Vampire Slayer is my favourite show (and of course, it is) when it comes to life lessons, Angel scores higher in the…

How to Wear a Bold Lip

The key to wearing a strong lip colour is to keep it simple. Less is certainly more when it comes to bold lips. Start off with a blank canvas: a clean and fresh face; and apply foundation all over, including corners and eyelids, to allow for complete coverage.

World Kindness Day – Ways to Spread Love

Kindness is a wonderful thing; it has the power to put a smile on someone’s face, to comfort a mother in bereavement and to turn hatred into remorse. Hopefully one day kindness will even go as far as bridging gaps, ending wars and bringing peace