'We focus so much on our differences, and that is creating, I think, a lot of chaos and negativity and bullying in the world. And I think if everybody focused on what we all have in common - which is - we all want to be happy' - Ellen DeGeneres I think bullying is something … Continue reading Maxine combats bullying with the No Offence Fence
‘In the heat, my thighs chafed together and bled. I was very unhappy, and yet no one ever asked me how I felt’ - Marcus Brigstocke When it comes to mates I've got some some of the best ones and between the 6 of us I don't think there's much that we don't talk about … Continue reading What is Chub Rub and how do I make it stop…?!
'A well-made salad must have a certain uniformity; it should make perfect sense for those ingredients to share a bowl' - Yotam Ottolenghi When it comes to places to eat in Newcastle it's easy to get bogged down with all the choice and wind up down at Unos on the Quayside because it's been there … Continue reading The Laundrette, Newcastle launches new summer menu
'The World Cup is a very complicated tournament - six games, seven if you make it to the final - and maybe if you lose one game you're out, even if you're the best' - Pele Football. Whether you love it or hate it it’s been hard to avoid this summer and although I would … Continue reading Colour by Numbers: Shades of sporting success
‘I think denim is something everyone feels comfortable in. It's kind of my uniform, really’ - Clemence Poesy From bell bottoms in the ‘60s to extreme ripped jeans in 2018, denim has certainly been through a lot since the release of the humble blue jean 145 years ago. So, which were the trends that … Continue reading Denim trends – past, present and future
'Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all's right with the world' - Ada Louise Huxtable June has been a game of two … Continue reading What I Wore : June 2018
Pharrell Williams - Happy Clean Bandit - Rather Be Sam Smith - Money on my Mind DVBBS - Jump Ed Sheeran - Sing Calvin Harris & John Newman - Blame Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass Take That - These Days Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk Lily Allen - Air Balloon George Ezra - … Continue reading Pick of the Year: 2014