Product: Bioderma Photoderm MAX Ultra Fluid SPF 50 + This is a high protection SPF from french pharmacy brand, Bioderma. This lightweight fluid combines maximum anti-UVB and UVA-protecting ingredients, which utilize the patented Cellular BIOprotection® complex developed by Bioderma in 2002. This product is specifically for the face and has a desirable SPF 50, which will give high protection if worn correctly. Price: £17.30 As far as good quality, high protection SPF products go, this is on the affordable end of the spectrum. It sits comfortably alongside SPF products from both La Roche Posay and Avene. I was lucky enough to purchase my bottle of Bioderma Photoderm Max SPF50 forRead More →

Sorry for any typos or shitty writing in general, I find it hard to constantly read back over my words. It’s very much written on the fly. How different would my life be if my Mum didn’t have Alzheimer’s Disease? We could meet up over food or simply watch a movie together. We’d do some arts and crafts, go to a concert or just talk about life like we used to. I miss her. I miss her so much my heart feels like it’s been hammered and disfigured when I even contemplate thinking of how it could have been. If I allow those thoughts toRead More →

We’re hurtling towards December at an incredibly fast pace, and for the first time in years, I’m in the festive mood already. As a youngster, I loved Christmas but there’s no denying that as we get older Christmas can become a little less exciting and a bit more stress induced. Last year, I waited until the week before Christmas to put up my tree and I only bothered then because I had a strange sense of guilt in my belly. I kept thinking about ‘Little Leanne’ who counted down the days until we could put up the decorations. I always roped my Mum into singingRead More →

Product: YourGoodSkin Comforting Gel Cleanser YourGoodSkin is a brand new skincare line, developed by dermatologists and tested on thousands of women, according to their website. They claim to bring products to the market that help create a balanced skin for women. They also claim that after 28 days use, the skin will appear healthier by reducing excess oil and dryness while boosting radiance, tone, and texture. Price: £5.99 YourGoodSkin products are less expensive and sit comfortably on the same shelf as brands such as Yes To, Sukin, and Botanics. I purchased YourGoodSkin Comforting Gel Cleanser half price when it first launched and there’s currently aRead More →

'Death in slow motion' is a haunting phrase used to describe feelings of grief family members often feel while caring for someone with Alzheimer's Disease

I haven’t been able to write for days. Since I took some time off from social media and blogging, I haven’t been able to get back into it with the same level of passion and excitement. I have all the best intentions in the world, but those intentions aren’t helping form words. I’m currently sat here in the middle of the afternoon eating a chocolate mousse topped with whip cream. Last night I indulged in a big bowl of pasta with cheese and this morning a buttery croissant. This is a pretty clear indication that somethings up. That’s one of the gifts of age, figuringRead More →

RIP Papa Emeritus III

I’ve become a little obsessed with the Swedish rock band Ghost over the past few months. If you’re a fan, you’ll probably be aware how the world of Ghost can suck you in. It’s a visual experience, just as much as an audible one. I’m especially fond of Papa Emeritus III and was sad to see him go. I wish I could say I’m going as Papa Emeritus for some sort of Halloween party but the truth is, it was for my own personal party. You could call it a ‘tutorial’ I suppose, but I’d never done it before and it was a complete onRead More →

Henry Rollins is no doubt, a household name. In 2005 I had the opportunity to interview him for my fanzine 'Zineophobia' which made me love him even more. Click through to read the full interview from 2005!

Henry Rollins is a household name. He has an unbreakable stream of creative output and the guy just doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. When I was a fresh-faced 20-year-old, I had the opportunity to interview him for my fanzine ‘Zineophobia’ at the very height of my Rollins obsession. I still love him today, I mean, who doesn’t? but as young pissed off punk rock and hardcore fan, he was the pinnacle for me at that time. I produced the fanzine with an ex-boyfriend and we basically found an email address for Henry and gave it our best shot. I don’t think either ofRead More →