#iamwriting · Lifestyle

Instagram culture is creating unrealistic lifestyle expectations for young people 

Another weekday morning, and my alarm goes off at 7:00am. I don’t snooze it, because unfortunately I’m not amongst the select few 20-somethings making money as a fashion/lifestyle blogger. Instead, I sit up in bed and religiously scroll through my various social feeds to get the headlines of friends, celebrities and influencers whose lives I… Continue reading Instagram culture is creating unrealistic lifestyle expectations for young people 

#iamwriting · Writing

The rare female bartender

There has always been a certain stigma around women working in bars. Bartending, along with mechanical jobs, labouring jobs, and civil servant positions has, and sadly probably always will be, associated with men. This is simply because our brains are hard-wired this way due social history and the media. Having worked in bars for two… Continue reading The rare female bartender

#iamwriting · Writing

Long distance friend-lationship

All long distance relationships are hard. Being away from friends, partners and family… it’s all hard. But for me, my most consistent relationship has been built on somebody who is over 4000 miles away. My best friend Jade and I have now been friends for over eight years, and for seven of those years she… Continue reading Long distance friend-lationship