Follow the Wanderlust

Photo credit: Google This time of year always makes me feel reflective. I try not to look back in disappointment, although there is some confusion as I have no idea where 2014 went. At the beginning of the year, I…

Being Alone vs Being Lonely

Photo credit: Google They’re two incredibly different things. I have experience in both, I would almost call myself an expert. There’s something peaceful about being alone. Having that moment of silence and solitude to yourself, a period of isolation is…

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I'm Anika, I live in Yorkshire, I was born in May, and I blog about lifestyle and street style. Sometimes I share a photography session or two on here also. Take a look around - happy reading!

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Wintry Wonder

 Avoiding wearing all-black outfits is becoming a daily struggle. But I recently bought this light pink blouse from Next and absolutely love it. The long sleeved shirt has a really simple button-up design and a pocket on the left side.…

Blue Jeans, White Shirt

 Lazy, do-nothing days are the best kind of days. Today I have quite a relaxed day, only running little errands but mainly writing articles and catching up on TV. I have grown to love simple outfits like this because they’re…

Managing Motivation

Finding motivation is always difficult. It’s never something that has come easy to me, and as I’ve grown older I think I have become a lot lazier. But when I do get motivated or inspired, I feel like nothing can…

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A New Direction

Recently I have been struggling with blogging regularly. Over the past month or so, I have been weighed down with the feeling that I don’t quite fit in, no matter how hard I’m pushing. That’s not down to the bogging…

Dark December

Gravitating towards darker clothing during this time of year is only natural. I absolutely love to wear all-black, just because it’s one of my comfort colours so I tend to feel a lot more comfortable and confident in the colour.…

you’re gone and i gotta stay…

Wishlist time! I have waiting a while to post this set, partially because BT can’t seem to fix my wifi, but also because I think it suits the time of year. The Tory Burch Dominique Sweater has been on my winter…

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Woolly Winter

One of the main reasons I look forward to the colder time of the year is because I can wear as many jumpers as I like and roll up in blankets. The temperature is really starting to drop and it’s…

Summer Nights

Who say’s you can’t brighten the upcoming winter nights with a splash of colour? I think a lot of people reserve the darker colours in their wardrobe for the darker time of year, but I like colour so why not…

Berry Blend

No matter what the catwalk trends are for the season, the berry or maroon colour always returns for autumn. It’s almost become a tradition as this colour, along with earthy tones sweep the high street stores and online. I personally…