Put Your Stamp on Your Room with Printiki*

Song for the day: On Top of the World by Imagine Dragons Because writing this post brought back memories of Barcelona with the girls, and this song was blasting from our taxi when we arrived and it just makes me think of fun in the sun. Which is something I sorely need right now. So, … Continue reading Put Your Stamp on Your Room with Printiki*

‘A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled’ by Ruby Wax: A Review*

Song for the day: Heathens by Halestorm Because this cover is amazing and Lzzy Hale is a bamf Hiya! Happy new year everyone. Hope it's going well! Mine started with being too hungover to even stand up because I drank too much due to having to meet new people on NYE (but that's a post … Continue reading ‘A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled’ by Ruby Wax: A Review*

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What You Should Know If You’re Starting Your Masters Degree

Song for the day: Venus Fly by Grimes ft Janelle Monae Yeah it's ~that song off the advert but it's so so good! Listen to it right now. Anyway. As you might have noticed from ALL OF MY SOCIAL MEDIA (sorry about that), I am just over a week away from handing in my dissertation … Continue reading What You Should Know If You’re Starting Your Masters Degree

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Eroica Britannia aka I Bought More Candles

Song for the day:  You've Got Time by Regina Spektor. Because ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK IS BACK GUYS.  Although I read a spoiler and I am now in two minds as to whether I want to watch the rest of the new series but still. So I fell off the blogging bandwagon again, and … Continue reading Eroica Britannia aka I Bought More Candles

Lush Cup O'Coffee Face Mask: A Review | Katastrophique.com

Lush Cup O’Coffee Face Mask: A Review

Song of the day: Hurricane by Halsey Because this song, man.  This entire ALBUM.  It will forever remind me of the first semester of my MA because it was all I listened to. ANYWAY.  Hi guys... Yeah, I know.  I'm doing a shit job of blogging.  I'm neck-deep in my dissertation now, so it's only … Continue reading Lush Cup O’Coffee Face Mask: A Review

4 Things I Learnt From Blogging Every Day For A Month

Song for the day:  Sail by AWOLNATION That riff tho!  (Hey Aloha  Lola) So, unless you've unsubscribed from my emails because there were just SO MANY, you'll know that I've been taking part in the 31 Day Blogging Challenge.  (It's over now, please subscribe to me again!) It's been hard, I'm not gonna lie.  Finding … Continue reading 4 Things I Learnt From Blogging Every Day For A Month

What Makes An Ace Blogger: what I learnt from the Huffington Post’s Jody Thompson 

Song for the day: Drôle de Vie by Ely et Lila Because it is a fantastic feel-good song about friendship. On Saturday I was lucky enough to attend the Working With Words conference at UEA.  I got to hear a whole host of speakers, including bestselling author Emma Healey, but a seminar which really captured … Continue reading What Makes An Ace Blogger: what I learnt from the Huffington Post’s Jody Thompson 

My Experience With Coconut Oil Pulling

Song for the day: Club Tropicana by Wham! Because tropical. My poll for my Spring Reads ended on Monday!  Thank you to everyone who voted; it turns out that I'll be reading The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore!  I'm looking forward to it. Today I thought I'd talk about the coconut oil pulling that I've … Continue reading My Experience With Coconut Oil Pulling

MACtastic: My Four Fave MAC Lipsticks

So the party season is upon us, and it's time to Get Glam.  I covered my basic beauty routine waaaay back here, and today I thought I'd share my top 4 MAC lipsticks for you lovely lot.  If there's two makeup products I couldn't live without, it would be lipstick and eyeliner.  And my #1 … Continue reading MACtastic: My Four Fave MAC Lipsticks

My Experience With Reverse-Washing

Why do I set alarms?  I was so happy being asleep. Oh yeah, the 5000 word thing. Anyway, I was procrastinating my essay scrolling through Pinterest the other day, when I came across a pin about reverse-washing your hair.  In case you're unfamiliar with the idea, it means using conditioner first, then shampoo.      … Continue reading My Experience With Reverse-Washing