things I’ve found solace in | summer

With unpredictable weather this summer and the my faith in humanity being shook every few days it feels like, I have been on a never-ending quest for everything and anything that will *mentally* take me somewhere else, where I can unwind for a few moments. With that in mind, I wanted to share a few… Continue reading things I’ve found solace in | summer

Three Books by Nikita Gill

Nikita Gill is one of the first modern poets who's work I delved into when I first started getting into poetry. I remember seeing some of her work online years ago but it weren't until I read Wild Embers that I really became entranced by her words. As I've mentioned here before, I got into… Continue reading Three Books by Nikita Gill

I Am Her Tribe, Danielle Doby

What started as an instagram and hashtag movement, connecting like-minded folk of all walks of life through the storytelling and empowering words of Danielle Doby comes I Am Her Tribe. A collection of poetry drawing on this movement and growing into a safe place to, as Doby puts it on one of her first pages,… Continue reading I Am Her Tribe, Danielle Doby

Things I’ve found solace in lately | pt. 5

While there's moments when life feels 'back to normal', I find myself feeling in flux still. I've enjoyed seeing and catching up with friends again (safely) and I'm so looking forward to the festive season beginning but I'm also enjoying having those safe moments in the comfort of my own home and just chilling out.… Continue reading Things I’ve found solace in lately | pt. 5

things I’ve found solace in | pt. 4

I know I haven't been around these parts lately but I'm hoping that will improve soon. Life has been so crazy lately and there are so many great things that have kept me going but for now I just wanted to share these few bits below. This piece by Daniel José Older. I came across… Continue reading things I’ve found solace in | pt. 4

Things That Help Inspire Me Through a Creative Slump

Now January can be great for many reasons, most of all it represents the beginning of bigger and better things. For me January can be a little bit of a downer. I wouldn't say I get the 'January Blues' as such but I definitely feel a little off beat. The only way I can explain… Continue reading Things That Help Inspire Me Through a Creative Slump

Inspire Me Lately

*side note: I wrote this post two months ago and totally forgot to post it: but I suppose it's better late than never!  There's been a lot of things inspiring me lately, here are a few of them... This video from Jenn at Clothes Encounters. In this video, she recreated looks inspired by famous works… Continue reading Inspire Me Lately