Modern Life

Koala Star: One Family’s Christmas Tree Surprise

Finding tiny sparks of Christmas joy can be difficult, especially during a pandemic. Announcements of impending lockdowns and switching up the way we celebrate with those we love can feel heavy. And then a koala is captured on an Australian Christmas tree and all is well again. Amanda McCormick from Adelaide, South Australia, was surprised […]

5 Things To Do Right Now If You’re Feeling Funky

If you’re feeling like you’re in a slump/a funk/a tumble (or however you wish to describe it), then we urge that you check yourself. Immediately. This is your reminder to stop what you’re doing: whether that is sitting on your phone scrolling aimlessly and falling down a rabbit hole, eating your third packet of chips, […]

It’s About Bloody Time: Period Products Are Free In Scotland

Scotland has become the first nation in the world to ensure period products are obtainable free of charge. Introduced by Member of Scottish Parliament Monica Lennon on 23 April, the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill has now passed. In other words, IT’S OFFICIAL. The Bill, as passed, means that local authorities, education providers and […]

There Are Tiny Mouse Houses Hidden In Sweden

There are little letterboxes on tiny houses next door to miniature barbers and pharmacies hidden within the streets of Sweden and beyond. The Malmö-based street art collective called Anonymouse MMX are known for their tiny creations around the world, fit for mice. The intricacies and details in each piece beg your attention. Inside tiny rooms […]

Meet Pistachio: The Green Pup From Sardinia

If there’s one thing 2020 needed, it was a pastel green puppy called Pistachio. On 9 October 2020, a litter of five was born to Christian Mallocci’s working dogs in the costal town, Sardinia. All was well except for the fact that one of the puppies appeared to have green fur. There was therefore no […]

Sometimes All You Need Is A New Hairdo

I’ve been following Scarlett Curtis for a while now. She is the daughter of the man who directed Love Actually, Notting Hill and Bridget Jones for one thing. It would be assumed that her life is therefore a walking-talking rom-com. But actually, she is very open and honest about the fact that it isn’t. She […]

The Perfume Search Engine You Need To Know About

There is nothing quite like having a whiff of a scent and being transported to a certain time and place. Consciously choosing different perfumes for different stages of your life is a surefire way to be enchanted by nostalgia (or just a surefire way to be labelled a ‘Perfume Geek‘). For us, Brittany Spears’ Fantasy […]

The Lighter Things Of The World Pt. 3

There is something in the air. In almost all of the social media content we are consuming right now, it seems that everyone has caught the ‘down bug.’ New reports on a second wave of lockdown and the seemingly insurmountable virus, the jitters from sitting on the couch for far too long, the unexpected weight […]


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