The ultimate luxury Christmas gift guide – full to the brim with gorgeous offerings, all of which are luxurious, refined and hand-picked by yours truly. 


The Luxury Beauty Advent Calendar from L'Occitane is everything you could want for the countdown to Christmas – don't believe me? Well, let me clue you in. 


The Art of Christmas Bathing from LUSH is everything you could wish for this Christmas – don't believe me? Well, let me clue you in. 


I was fourteen when I heard the first song from the album Red. It was the summer of 2012 and I was turning fifteen. I can remember going shopping on my birthday with my mum, we were in Bournemouth in an apparel store when the song I'd been singing repeatedly for over a month came on, on my birthday – We Are Never Getting Back Together. 


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September – possibly my favourite month of the year, and that's not just because it's my birthday month. I love September for a multitude of reasons – the start of autumn being the main reason.