Category Life

Domestic violence is NO joke…

EARLIER this week I read something which made me feel completely and utterly sad. And it was this… On Twitter I came across a link to an article which featured a number of tweets from women saying how they’d happily take a beating from R&B performer Chris Brown, if only they were so ‘lucky’ to ‘have’ him. It saddened me on many levels but mainly because a) these women have

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A kissable pout (and how to get it)…

IT’S Valentine’s Day which means only one thing, single or not, today is the day you should beautify your lips! If you’re in a couple, it’s the perfect day for a long, lingering smooch and if you’re not, well by making your lips extra luscious, just think of who you may attract! Here’s how to get the perfect kissable pout: 1) Exfoliate –  Kissable lips need to be smooth so

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A review: Giraffe Restaurant

Here’s a foodie review I wrote recently for the popular e-zine – The Modern Girl’s Guide ( also featured in Bethanie Lunn’s Meadowhall Style Weekly)   NAMING a restaurant after an animal is pretty unusual, but then the new Giraffe restaurant at Meadowhall certainly isn’t one that follows the norm! Situated upstairs in the recently transformed Oasis Dining Quarter, on arrival the restaurant impresses with it’s polished, contemporary appearance, open space

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So, when ARE you going to have a baby?…

AS a woman in my early thirties, I have lost count of the amount of times I have been asked this question over the years. Safe to say it’s probably in the hundreds. It seems that once you’re in a committed relationship of some description – or in some cases, even if you’re not – everyone wants to know when you’re going to have a baby and if you’re married,

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A new dawn, a new blog…

THOSE of you who know me already will know that I’m partial to sharing a few words and opinions, but for those of you who don’t, here’s who I am and what I intend to do with this new blog of mine… To keep it short and sweet, my name is Katie and I’m a freelancer. From the title you’ve probably already guessed that I love high heels (which is

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