It’s Time to Inspire Myself

It’s really important for me, and my mental health, that I avoid comparisons that create a negative space in my mind. It’s an easy thing to fall into, we live in a world of highlight reels and Photoshop, it’s like…

She Was a Sk8r Girl

I feel like almost everyone went through an Avril Lavigne stage… or something similar. I don’t want to call it a Goth or emo phase because I never went to one or the other – I was just focused on…

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I'm Anika, I live in Yorkshire, and I could always use a good cuppa. I blog about everyday life and street style. You can find me on Instagram at @imanikamay!
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INSTAGRAM

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Appreciating the Basics

I always say that I live a pretty simple life. I like to keep my mind clear and my anxiety low, and that gives me time to appreciate the things that I often forget about. The basics in life, and…

Here Comes February | Wishlist

I know I’m not the only person wondering when January is going to end. My Twitter timeline is full of tweets asking exactly why this month is taking so long. I think it’s because we all got so crazy excited…

Six Things I Strive for Other Than Money

Money makes the world go ‘round. It has become the centre of all things and the focus of most lives. We obviously need money to survive, and it’s important to earn a living, but there are so many other things…

FEBRUARY FAVOURITES

Confidence and Cardigans

I live for a cosy cardigan. They really do just make me happy in every sense. In fact, the idea of being cosy just makes me happy. I’m a lazy person by nature, so being warm is the best. I…

New In | UK Tights

Hurray for 2018! Hurray for winter weather! Hurray for new accessories to try! I’m so glad to be back to blogging after a little break during the holiday (even though I sneakily published an extra post) and I’m even more…

The Cosy Cardi

I love a good cardigan. That isn’t the ‘coolest’ thing to say but I can’t lie; the cosy the cardigan the happier the gal. There’s not a lot that can shield me against the killer winter winds, but cardigans are…

PINTEREST

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Brooklyn Babe

My love for cropped hoodies is beginning to grow to a dangerous level. I usually stay away from anything and everything cropped but I have been wearing more trimmed sweatshirts during the cosy weather and I’m loving every moment of…

Winter Beanie

One of my favourite this about the area I live in is being just a few minutes’ walk from the peaceful countryside. It’s the one thing that keeps me in Yorkshire. As much as I adore bigger cities like Manchester…

The Best High Street Bomber Jackets

Before I owned a bomber jacket, they were never something I bothered with. I noticed a few that were gorgeously styled on Pinterest, but they weren’t obsession the same way aviator jackets and oversized jumpers have been in my life.…