In the theme of my birthday, I've decided to set some goals for next year. Reflecting on my achievements of last year made me realise that I really didn't achieve much last year. Like barely anything. It's partly to do with the fact I finally settled down in a 'proper' job so it took away all my time and partly to do with the fact that…
Well, that's it. I'm officially old. Quarter life in fact. When I was a little girl, I really expected more of myself and thought by this point I'd be married, secure in my career, maybe even a child or two and totally living my best life. But the fantasies of a child are just that: fantasy. (more…)
This isn't a topic I talk about much at all, I like to keep my cards close to my chest and I guess I don't really want to admit that some days there are a lot of things that I struggle with. I've battled with mental health issues for a long time and I have had treatment for my anxiety-induced panic attacks (I haven't had a…
Us Brits have been spoilt this April. Anyone doing the 9-5 has been lucky enough to have two 4 day weeks in a row with Good Friday and Easter Monday and now we're enjoying another long weekend for the 1st May bank holiday! If that wasn't enough, we have ANOTHER bank holiday at the end of May! To celebrate, I've written about 10 common expectations of…
Just before Christmas, I decided I’d had enough. My desk at work was dark, cluttered and messy and I kept losing all my post-its in the black holes otherwise known as my desk trays. It was killing my productivity and motivation and was downright depressing. So I decided enough was enough. Time for a proper clean out! (more…)
Wahoo! After a long couple of weeks, my blog is finally back :). I've been transferring my hosting over to a UK provider and it has just been problem after problem. Thankfully the support people have been great and I'm lucky enough to work in a Dev team (although not a developer myself) so they've got me through it. The cold weather got me thinking about…
I've been reflecting on the past year and stewing over it - I was quite content with thinking it was an all-round good year but nothing special. But then I checked back to the post I wrote last year at this time and actually, a lot has changed (more…)
I'm a 25 year old gal based in London and figuring out my next move. I'm a makeup-collecting, plant-loving, book-reading, luxe-lusting kinda gal, enjoying my little space on the internet. The rent is much cheaper here!
On The Après Gal you can expect new blog posts every Monday + Friday and new vlogs on the 'tube every Wednesday.
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