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    Our Winter Skincare Saviours: Clinique and La Mer

    February 19, 2018

    In the winter of 2008, I told my parents that I wanted to become a Beauty Editor. Home from university, I was sat on my bed in tears – the complete works of 18th Century German philosophers surrounding me. After weeks inside a library – nothing but the words of Nietzsche and Kant for company – I was a woman on the edge, desperate to read anything other than critiques of reason (a phrase I’m yet to fully understand). Most…

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  • My Journey To [enjoying] Full-Time Blogging

    Over the past few months I’ve witnessed an epidemic; a baby boom that’s swept through my close circle of friends. Like the pied piper of newborns, I’ve stepped up to the role of the-unrelated-aunt…

    February 15, 2018
  • Escaping the January Blues in Bath

    This year, it seems the nation was in unanimous agreement that January dragged on for far longer than its so-called 31 days. Seemingly endless weeks filled with grey cloud and drizzle, compiled with an…

    February 11, 2018
  • Episode Twelve: An Interview With Gosh PR

    For a long time, we found the idea of proactively growing our blog a terrifying prospect. Too nervous  to “reach out” to those that might be able to offer us new opportunities, we instead…

    February 2, 2018
  • What Travel Means To Us

    Life changing moments: how many have you had? These transformative events – these life-defining instances – can come in an assortment of shapes and sizes. Some are phone calls: “you’ve got the job! When…

    January 25, 2018
  • Episode Eleven: An Interview with Hand Luggage Only

    In episode eleven of the Twin Perspectives podcast series, we venture beyond the safety of Claire’s office to London! With our trusty microphone and laptop in tow, we set off to conduct our first…

    January 20, 2018
  • Episode Ten: The Realities of Self-Employment

    As a kid, I was sometimes allowed to skip school. Maybe I had a dentist appointment, or sometimes a piano exam. Often I’d just spent the morning with my head pressed against the radiator,…

    January 15, 2018
  • The Bloggers’ Retreat: The Golden Ticket Competition

    January: a month universally disliked. For 31 days, the sky remains a dark, stubborn grey; a cloudy mourning gown for the Christmas just passed.  The liqueur-flavoured chocolates that nobody likes continue to haunt your…

    January 10, 2018
  • Episode Nine: Who are Twins That Travel?

    With the New Year’s bells still ringing in 2018, we thought it fitting to dedicate episode nine of the Twin Perspectives podcast series to, well – us. As you might have guessed,  we love…

    January 3, 2018
  • Podcast Eight: A Winter’s Trip to Norwich

    Welcome to episode eight of the Twin Perspectives podcast series! This week, we return with a destination themed episode on our recent wintery adventure to Norwich in Norfolk. This was our third trip as…

    December 20, 2017
  • A Guide to a Weekend in Norwich

    I was 9 when I was told that my best friend was moving away. Her name was Catherine and she’d arrived in my life two years before; a blonde haired ballerina from the Forest…

    December 19, 2017