Back in Quebec, I loved winter. I enjoy winter sports, so I always welcomed the ice-skating and snow-shoeing season. Even running is more fun when snow is involved! But British winters are very different from Canadian ones: they're darker, rainier and seemingly endless. The gloomy mornings can make it quite a challenge to get (and … Continue reading Goodbye Winter Blues
Last Friday night, after spending most of a bad day (and week) looking at a screen, I decided to switch off my phone for the weekend. More accurately, I uninstalled social media apps, turned off useless notifications (all but calls from my parents and professional emails) and unplugged the Wi-Fi – apart from a short … Continue reading Phone-Free Weekend
I have blogged only sporadically since the beginning of this year and haven't written anything in over a month. I could say it's because I have been busy – it wouldn't be a lie – but it wouldn't be entirely true. The honest reason is that, for a while, I lost my desire to share … Continue reading Moving Forward
It's been a while since I listed some favourites, but the spring weather put me in the mood for sharing. So below are a few great products I've bought and/or used lately. Seventeen Doll'd Up Mascara The best mascara I've used so far! It doesn't clump and comes with a perfectly curved brush to curl … Continue reading Five Favourites | May 2018
Today – 72 days after my first application, 60 days after that horrible day in Croydon and 45 days after my second application – I was finally granted a 30-month leave to remain by the British Home Office. It was not at all like I had imagined... I didn't see the email come in. Edward … Continue reading Congratulations, it’s a visa!