Things Fictional TV Rich Kids Taught Me


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TV Rich Kids

For improving your writing skills, it has been suggested that you should copy the greats by writing your own words but in their style. I thought about doing that and then decided to start small with HelloGiggles. Continue reading

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Live at O2 Islington Academy


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Yeah Yeah Yeahs Live

Nine years ago Karen O was writhing on the stage of Brixton Academy, making obscene noises and dressed in a skeleton onesie. She was a woman before her time. Continue reading

Burlesque Articles and Beauty Inspiration


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Here are the top burlesque articles with beauty inspiration, burlesque history and burlesque lessons. Here’s all you need to know to get started in the biz. Continue reading

My Favourite Vintage Beauty How-tos


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Vintage Beauty How-to

Since graduating from my NCTJ course I have been a freelance writer. When the course was coming to a close my old boss from my Burlexe days got in touch and asked me to return to the fold. Here’s the best of beauty #bblog style, I wrote so far. Continue reading

Top Five Jewellery Trends 2013


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Black Gold Engagement Rings

This year is all about making a statement with your jewellery, being just the right amount of excessive and showcasing your individuality. The latest lines move from casual to formal while keeping a sense of whimsy and cool. Here’s our list of the top five must-have trends of 2013. Continue reading

The Strokes – Comedown Machine


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The Strokes 2013 Review

Rough Trade Records, March 2013

After a five year wait for Angles and the odd separation of band members during recording, you’d be forgiven for thinking The Strokes’ days were numbered. Luckily, you’d be wrong. The noughties uber-cool pretty boys have polished off oversized sunglasses and reunited in the studio to bring us their fifth studio album Comedown Machine. Continue reading

Born Ruffians – Birthmarks


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Born Ruffians Birthmarks Review

Yep Roc, March 2013

The world of youth has become a festering pool of cliché -driven Tumblr memes and unflattering beanie hats. The weather’s still British and X Factor is still going. We all need an injection of pep because the Jagerbombs aren’t quite doing it anymore. Enter these Canadian indie rockers who seem pretty happy in their brand of misery. Continue reading

Jake Bugg live at Brighton Dome


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Jake Bugg Brighton

He must be groaning under the weight of all the acclaim piled on top of him recently, but Jake Bugg doesn’t seem to be feeling the pressure. At the tender age of 19, he’s already been hailed as both the voice of a generation and even as the new Billy Bragg, by the man himself during his John Peel lecture at 2012 Radio Festival. We’d all forgive him if he had butterflies in his tummy. Continue reading