It’s that time of year again when nervous 17 and 18-year-olds across the country are handed that daunting envelope that basically holds the key to your future. I can’t believe that was a whole five years ago for me. In fact, I still surprise myself when I tell people that I’ve been graduated over a… Continue reading Here’s Why You Should Consider the University of Hull on Results Day
A Sunday well spent brings a week of content. This is perhaps one of my favourite quotes, because it’s so true! Although I love vegging out on a Sunday, it’s also good to get a few of those pesky chores done before the new working week starts. Here are some things I do on a Sunday… Continue reading My Sunday Routine: How to Improve your Week
It may seem a little odd describing what I do in the shower. But, I have done one of these before and really enjoyed it. Who doesn’t love being nosey and finding out what products people love? Brushing dat booty. That title probably sounds horrific, unless you’re familiar with body brushing. I’ve been doing this… Continue reading Getting Clean: My Everyday Shower Routine
Tucked away in the corner of the newly refurbished Trinity Indoor Market is the charming Tea Shop. Owned by the lovely Marion Ring, this loose leaf emporium is jam-packed full of glass jars, each storing a different aromatic blend. I was lucky enough to sample some of the herbal goodness after chatting with the tea… Continue reading Exploring The Tea Shop in Hull
I’ve always been an advocate for reusing, recycling and repurposing stuff, so when I came across the idea of using coffee grounds in face and body scrubs I was really keen to try it out. I drink coffee pretty much every day. Before discovering this concept, I would throw away my coffee grounds and feel… Continue reading DIY Coffee Scrub Recipe
Sometimes, something has to give. And that’s why I haven’t written anything for Retro and Thrift for nearly a month. To be honest, life has kind of gotten in the way. As you may already know, my day job includes writing a lot of blog posts. This is fantastic, but, of course, it also means… Continue reading Where Have I Been?
This time last year, I had just handed in my dissertation, finished my exams and had begun preparing for graduation. It was also around this time that I started writing for a local marketing agency. Little did I know back then, but on the same day, I had simultaneously started my own business. I always… Continue reading Freelancing: One year on…