#FridayFive: Five Things I’m Thankful for this Thanksgiving

It’s my first Thanksgiving here in the US and I’m heading off to the Hamptons where I’ll be spending the long weekend, but I will leave all of that for another post. It seems that Thanksgiving is celebrated a lot more here than Christmas as it’s a holiday that everyone…

How Long is Left for Kylie Cosmetics?

Just two days ago the news was released that Coty had purchased a 51% share of Kylie Jenner’s beauty empire, Kylie Cosmetics making them the majority shareholder in the organisation. Definitely a shock to me, I never would have guessed Kylie Cosmetics would have been on Coty’s radar or a…

#OCinNYC | October in New York

I’m 1/6th of my way through my year in New York already and have been here a full nine weeks. It feels like I’ve been here a lifetime but at the same time, only five minutes. I’m still as in love with the city as I was the last time…

Does Influencer Marketing Belong in the Sports Industry?

Last week Twitter went a little crazy over an ad from Manchester City Football Club asking for influencers to attend their home games and to try to recruit more fans for the team. A little embarrassing to say the least, it led me to think – can influencer marketing work…

How I Wrote My Dissertation in Three Weeks

Ah, the dissertation. That one word that everyone dreads to hear when they begin their final year of university. But why is it that we view the dissertation as the essay to end all essays? Is it really that much of a burden? Where do I begin? And may I…

Gig Review: Dermot Kennedy, Rough Trade NYC

This is a post I didn’t think I would be writing for a very long time. I’ve been absolutely itching to see Dermot Kennedy perform live for a very long time, ever since I heard Boston on my Spotify suggestions. Quite like Lewis Capaldi with a voice that you just…

Seven Hours in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Two weekends ago, myself and ten others took the Greyhound Bus from New York City to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. If you’ve read any of my previous blog posts, you’ll know that I want to see as many cities and states as possible while I’m spending a year in New York and…

How and Why I Moved to New York

Shock, horror, I moved to New York a few weeks ago. Not that I’ve mentioned it already, or put it in all of my social media bios, or posted Instagram stories every day or already blogged about it ten times, but yes, I moved to New York one month ago.…

Are Companies Doing Good Just to Look Good?

Last week I noticed a couple of campaigns and posts from companies in the UK lending a hand to another company. There were a lot of positive reactions, praises and sharing but I just couldn’t help but think, Are these companies just doing this for good PR? I don’t know…