Life After Mum…

Eleven days ago, my Mum passed away. I have struggled with how to feel since then. Struggled at first with the numbness I felt at her passing, almost as if she had just popped to the shops. Not much had really changed, just that she was dead. That sounds strange when I read it back?…

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Anti Diet Riot Club

Recently I had the absolute pleasure and privilege of being asked to model for an organisation that I have admired and followed since their inception, Anti Diet Riot Club. For those of you that aren’t familiar with this wonderful community, they aim to fight back against diet culture and the unattainble standards they bring by…

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How to cope with your toxic family messaging group!

When being connected to your family makes you want to move to Antarctica… We have all been there, I am sure. You are part of a family messaging group on WhatsApp or Facebook and sometimes it seems like being part of this is actually slightly polarising you all rather than bring you closer together. So…

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The Real Catwalk.

On Saturday I took part in a flash-mob style, activist catwalk founded last year by America’s Next Top Model graduate Khrystyana Kazakova. Khrystyana started the catwalk to redefine accepted standards of beauty in fashion and media. As a fierce campaigner for inclusivity and body-positivity, I jumped at the chance when I was asked to take…

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FIND YOUR SPARKLE!

I am very excited and proud to announce that our first Plus-size Empowerment Workshop is now up and running. Tickets are now on sale! Take a look at what an amazing afternoon you will experience below….. Be part of a wonderful workshop and photo-shoot that accepts and empowers you. Learn to love yourself whatever shape…

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SINGING AROUND A CAMP FIRE IS COOL RIGHT?

The camping weekend that I discussed in my most recent post was a lovely, sunny, rainy, boozy success! Day one consisted of meeting my Sister Rebecca and her 4 kids only, everyone else would be joining us on the next day. That meant we got to choose the best spots to put our tents. However…

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Plus-size Camping!

Tomorrow I am off to Sussex for our families yearly camping extravaganza!Normally my family and friends, sometimes over 100 of us, camp at Heartfield. Heartfield was 10 acres of land that my Mum owned for 10 years up until last year when she sold it after her diagnosis of terminal cancer.We actually had a living…

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Hello again…

Hello again to my followers and those of you already familiar with this blog. Also a hello to all you new comers that are just discovering these plus-size, model-tastic, mental health laden, quirky humoured scribbles. I took a brief hiatus from writing and it is lovely to be back! Since writing my last blog I…

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Top Tips for the Curvy Fashionista this Season.

This Autumn/Winter season is jam-packed with possibilities for us Curvy girls and Plus-Size style savvy. The high street has caught on to the fact that the average size in the U.K has historically NOT been represented and has bought its Curve ranges to the forefront. No longer are bigger beauties maligned by swathes of disgusting…

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