4 Years after changing my name

Changing my name, years 4 on: the truth, confusion and hello Olivia.

It’s been four whole years since I took the *giant* step of changing my name by deed poll. Not my surname or middle name, I went all out and changed my first and middle name. It’s always a great fact during those ‘introduce yourself’ exercises at new jobs. A lot of the time, people don’t […]

Confidence Chronicles

The confidence chronicles.

“Confidence is a superpower, once you start believing in yourself the magic happens.”   Confidence can take a lifetime to build and be knocked down in a matter of seconds. The truth is, most of us aren’t confident in ourselves. The reasons for this vary on a huge scale and sometimes, sadly, some people don’t […]

What has blogging taught me?

  Back in 2013 when I started blogging it was never about the money, it was about the friends, the content, the community and most importantly our passions for writing. When I wrote my first blog post about Barbie cupcakes (soz, this has long been deleted), I remember feeling cool, like I had my own […]