Thoughts on “Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi

She pulls herself to her feet and palms the tears from her eyes. “Fool yourself all you want, little prince, but don’t feign innocence with me. I won’t let your father get away with what he’s done. I won’t let your ignorance silence my pain.” With that, she disappears. Her…

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Review of “Just Blushing Powder” by L.A. Girl

L.A. Girl, a North American cruelty-free cosmetic brand, released their Just Blushing powders in selected South African drugstores towards the very end of 2017. It was originally released at the beginning of 2017 in the USA. This collection of powder blushes consists of an impressive 16 shades, including natural nudes…

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Apps I Use to Edit my Instagram Photos: Autumn

Since I started curating my Instagram feed in early 2017, one of my most-asked questions was: “what apps do you use to edit your Instagram photos?“. In fact, followers are still asking me what apps I use to edit my autumn Instagram photos. I have spent too many hours of…

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Review of “Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Aquarius Lip Bundle” by ColourPop

ColourPop, a North American cruelty-free cosmetic brand, released their Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Aquarius Lip Bundle at the very beginning of 2017. This collection was a collaboration between Kathleen Lights and ColourPop. The bundle was released in celebration of Kathleen Fuentes’ birthday month and was only one out of many…

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Thoughts on “Who Runs the World?” by Virginia Bergin

Her name is River. She is fourteen-years-old and she is day-dreaming about the exploration of outer space. It is an autumn evening. Dark is coming soon. She is miles from home. She feels no fear. Why would she? There are no predators. No such thing as ghosts. Fear belongs to…

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Review of “Tea Tree Shampoo & Conditioner” by Simply Bee + Ingredients Overview

Simply Bee, a South African cruelty-free cosmetics brand, started developing natural beeswax products in 2008. Their Tea Tree Shampoo and Conditioner are both made using Melaleuca alternifolia, tea tree essential oil, well-loved by the Aboriginal communities in Australia. It has been said that this essential oil can be used to battle…

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Brown Butter British Scones

British scones are a lightly sweetened cake-like bread made from wheat flour, eggs, milk, butter, baking powder and sugar. These are single-serving tea-time treats and are said to originate from Scotland, where they are also commonly made with barley or oats. British scones are different to American scones as they’re…

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