Hair TLC – Olaplex

Firstly I FINISHED MY DEGREE and I’m now enjoying my freedom! Apart of this enjoyment was giving my blog a facelift – oh la la! Right now lets talk hair! Some of you may already know that I had a hair nightmare recently. The bleaching and colouring has left my hair feeling really dry. The dryness…

The Truth About Wedding Planning

Everybody says that planning a wedding is a total nightmare – well the reality of it is – it doesn’t have to be. As soon as you mention the word engagement to people expectations start flying. That can be pretty overwhelming and as somebody who has been there I can tell you – you don’t…

Red Dragon – Hannibal Lecter

Title: Red Dragon Genre: Crime / Psychological Fiction Author: Thomas Harris I made the mistake of starting to read this book while I was still revising for my exams. It became clear after only a few pages – that was a big mistake. This is one of those books where time easily escapes as the…

I’m socially deprived.

I have 1 full day and 1 exam left until I’ve officially finished my degree! Here’s a quick catch up of what has been happening in life for the last month. Well basically it has looked like an awful lot of this – and when I’m not doodling all over my revision notes I’m pretty…

The Gracekeepers

Genre: Fiction Age group: N/A Author: Kirsty Logan This book if filled with some truly brilliant concepts. For instance the book is set in a flooded world where remaining land is considered precious and sacred. Those lucky enough to have a scrap of land worth fighting over are the Landlockers and those that live at sea…

Liz Earle

I have not always been much of a make-up girl, but I have always been cautious about what products I put on my skin. Since qualifying as a beauty therapist I have used mostly Dermalogica skin care products, but I’m always on the prowl for something new. So when a recommendation comes from a friend – I’m…

Nesting

I woke up this morning feeling so happy and peaceful. I love our new house so much and it’s just such a delight to wake up and feel the sun beaming through the bedroom window and see the green leaves of spring swaying around on the trees outside. It actually feels like being in a…

Children’s Books

Picking what books you want your children to have access to at home is a really big deal. The stories, morals, beliefs and interactions that are woven in those pages contributes to what children are exposed to, what they process, what they think about. Maybe most importantly when parents read bed time stories, children learn…

Officially Moving House!

In true TT & DD style we talked about the idea of moving house during the summer.. And then a week and a half later, contracts are signed and 75 packing boxes have arrived!! With exactly one month to go until we move in I’m totally going to FLAIL about my excitement-maximus! I’m literally the…

Rediscovering My Style!

I realised the other day that the last time I really cared about fashion was when I was a 17 year old with an eating disorder and my idea of ‘trendy’ was a half shaven peroxide head with some cute tufts here and there! I actually looked back at some of these photos recently like…

Elsa Drawing – Frozen

One of the rubs about living between two countries is that occasionally the things I really want are a few thousand miles away. Hugs, cuddles, hair spray.. It sucks. Oh and my art stuff – ALL of it!! Even down to my pencil case, rubber and ruler. Without means of creative expression I have, over…

9 burning desires

After three years at university this summer marks the end of a chapter of my life and the beginning of an entirely new journey. Not only am I (hopefully) graduating with a degree in psychology which will allow me to pursue one of the aspirations I have for my future, I will also be getting…