21 Tips for Writing a Novel

My laptop, tiny to-do list sticky note and The Little Book of Hygge arranged on a white sheet.

…from someone who’s never written an entire novel before. As I’m currently in the midst of Camp NaNoWriMo, (where you attempt to write 50,000 words of a novel in a month) I thought it would be fitting to write a ridiculous advice post based on writing a novel. Because writing a novel is hard. Really […]

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How to Survive a British Heatwave

A photo of me wearing sunglasses and smiling

“Ridiculous Advice” is a series where I give useless, stupid and outlandish advice about various topics. It’s not meant to be taken seriously, it’s just a bit of fun, so please take it with a pinch of salt. Not a literal pinch of salt, obviously. Unless you like salt. In which case, season away! If […]

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The Day the Wi-Fi Died…

The earliest date available to get Virgin broadband installed is November the 7th. NOVEMBER THE 7th. Which means I’m going to be without Wi-Fi for a whole month. This is not good. This is not good at all. Originally, we did have shared Wi-Fi courtesy of the landlord, however, the connection no longer reaches the […]

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How to Remove Waterproof Eyeliner

The other night I tried my new waterproof eyeliner, which is perfect for getting my watery hay-fever eyes through the summer season. However, being a person who favours sleep over removing make-up, I awoke the next morning with the blue lines still glued to my eyelids. Part of me was tempted to just leave them […]

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