• New Places To Eat In Harrogate That You Have To Try Out

    September 15, 2019

    Harrogate seems to have had an influx of new eateries opening recently. Is it to coincide with the UCI World Championship that is about to inundate our town with thousands of tourists or just plain coincidence? Whatever the reason for this sudden surge of new places to eat in Harrogate, I am not complaining! Here…

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  • To The Person Struggling To Hold It Together, I See You.

    September 4, 2019

    To the person holding it together for their family. To the person struggling silently but afraid of burdening other people with their problems. To the person who doesn’t feel they can talk about their problems because ‘somebody else has it worse than me’. I see you. To the person who doesn’t know how to put…

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  • The Reason Why I’m Going Travelling On My Own

    August 4, 2019

    Whenever I tell people that I’m going travelling on my own, people are equally excited and nervous. The main thing that other girls I tell say is “I wish I could do that but I’m too scared.” Let me tell you a secret… I’m scared too! I have days where I am jumping off the…

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  • The Best Dresses To Make An Impact When You’re A Wedding Guest

    July 24, 2019

    All of my friends are getting engaged and I’m constantly looking forward to the prospect of a day soaking up all the love in the room… and soaking up as much prosecco as humanly possible! Attending weddings used to be pretty much the only time you would see me in a dress. I was a…

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    Luxury Gifts From A Gift From The Gods

    July 7, 2019

    It is one week until I’m speaking at the Harrogate Home and Gift Event 2019 and I am both super excited… and just a tad nervous! Fun fact! 3 years ago, I was working the doors at the Harrogate Home And Gift Event, signing people in and printing off their name badges. Isn’t it crazy…

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  • Elisha sitting under a tree reflecting on how to change your life

    How To Change Your Life Without Ruining It First

    July 5, 2019

    I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase ‘you have to reach rock bottom to know that something needs to change’ over and over. And there’s a reason – because it’s true! But also, ‘rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life,’ is the more important side of the quote. Don’t think of…

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  • I Don’t Need To Get Married, I Just Need The Pretty Dress

    May 30, 2019

    Ever since I was a young girl I have dreamed about what my wedding dress would one day be like. It has gone through phases of representing various Disney Princesses, taking inspiration from celebrity wedding spreads in OK! magazine and collating a Pinterest Wedding Inspiration Board that I could only achieve in my wildest dreams.…

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  • Stop Trying To Be Superwoman And Say ‘No’ More

    May 19, 2019

    Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life. That is a quote that I have on a cute wooden wall plaque. It is a great message; one that I have always thought to be really inspiring, and yet it is a quote that I have never lived by. We’re…

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  • How Game Of Thrones Will End And The Fates Of The Characters

    April 14, 2019

    Tonight is the night! The first episode of Game of Thrones Season 8 is finally hitting TV screens, and GOT nerds all over the world are losing it! Myself included… If you haven’t started watching Game of Thrones yet, then you are missing out and need to get on it! If you are all caught…

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  • How To Cut Costs And Save More Money

    March 24, 2019

    Now that I’m temporarily funemployed, it has given me lots of time to think. It has also given me lots of time to SPEND. A month of being funemployed is all well and good because you still have money in the bank, but when you’re coming up to the end of the month and you…

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  • Will Travelling The World Save Your Soul?

    March 24, 2019

    It’s the age-old story… Girl loses herself and struggles to find her joy and passion for life. So, she runs away to a foreign country where she eats new food, meets new people, and goes on a journey of self-discovery whilst picking up Buddhism and a tan along the way. Well, at least that’s the…

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  • PRESS NIGHT REVIEW: Hamlet At Leeds Playhouse

    March 6, 2019

    Oooh, Press Night! How fancy… Well, it’s not really fancy. The only thing fancy about a press night is the free booze – it’s a shame I was driving… BUT the best part about a Press Night is the fact that you get to be one of the first to see something new. And the…

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    How To Keep Depression At Bay During The Winter Blues

    March 4, 2019

    We all have times where we feel in a low mood and we can’t snap out of it. Don’t worry, it’s totally normal, especially at this time of year! SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) is very common in the winter months due to the lack of sunlight and cold, rainy weather. We go to work and…

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  • Indoor Skydiving At The iFly In Manchester

    February 21, 2019

    The only time you will ever get me jumping out of a plane is if it’s going down and jumping out is my only chance of survival. So skydiving is a ‘no go’ obviously. I mean, I’m sure the views are amazing as you’re floating down above the earth with a parachute, and I’m sure…

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  • Do You Ever Get Over Your Anxiety?

    November 7, 2018

    Anybody who suffers from spells of anxiety will know what a royal pain in the ass it is. It can ruin your day… your week… your month… or even your year. Or, hell, every year in some way! I guess no one told you life was gonna be this way… I guess I’ve always been…

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  • Potting Balls And Downing Cocktails At Junkyard Golf Club Leeds

    October 22, 2018

    Anyone who knows me knows that I love a novelty cocktail. I also love childish games like laser quest, bowling, running around arcades and crazy golf. So combine the two and I am in basic-white-girl heaven. Junkyard Golf Club Leeds recently opened in The Light, and it’s been on my to-do list ever since it…

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  • My Tips For Coping With Anxiety In A Busy World

    September 26, 2018

    This crazy world can be a bit overwhelming at times. Sometimes you can struggle to find the time to do the basic things. You know, like eat, sleep, and sometimes even breathe. There’s an obvious reason why there are such high numbers of people with anxiety nowadays and it’s because we are always on the…

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  • Just A Quick Reminder To Treasure Your Siblings

    August 22, 2018

    I ran into my grandma at the weekend. I told her how I was going to my first Leeds United game that afternoon and she told me how she has a Leeds United scarf at home. She has had this scarf for probably over 50 years. The scarf belonged to my grandma’s younger brother who…

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