Owls & Tights

My outfit today is by one of my favourite fashion brands, Black Milk Clothing. I haven’t done any fashion related posts recently, so I thought it was about time. Unfortunately it has rained for the majority of the day, therefore I was unable to go out in the sunshine to take photographs. Today I am wearing: Black Milk Clothing – Midnight Owl Skater Dress Black…

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Retail Therapy & Saturday Shopping Treats

After the sad news on Thursday, I needed some retail therapy to cheer myself up. Today my mum and step dad came to visit me in Sheffield, as my step dad hadn’t seen my new flat. If you’ve read my blog before/know me, you will be aware of my Yankee Candle obsession. My purchases probably won’t be a surprise to you, if that’s the case.…

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GCSE Results – Don’t Panic

Results day has dominated the news and social media over the past couple of days, so I want to share my GCSE results experience and where I am now. I’m hoping to also give you a bit of advice. I didn’t do very well in my GCSEs. I did try my best and studied hard but I went through a bad time during my childhood,…

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In Loving Memory Of Simba

After almost 3 years, I’ve had to say goodbye to my hamster Simba. I booked an appointment at the vets earlier this week as I could see she was in pain. For the past few weeks my little hamster, Simba, hasn’t been very well. I first noticed a lump growing about two weeks ago and it kept growing, so I decided the best decision would be…

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My Weekend In Photographs

I know this is a little delayed, sorry! I thought I’d share what I got up to/the photos I took. This weekend I went back to the home where I grew up, at my parents, in York. My lovely mum had some cocktails waiting for me as soon as I arrived on Friday evening. Every time I go home I realise how much I miss…

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Louise Rose

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I'm Louise, a 28 year old blogger living in York. I'm a freelance blogger and Teaching Assistant. This is my corner of the internet, in which I cover topics such as mental health, travel, fashion, lifestyle and so much more!

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Upcoming Adventures:


February 2019 – Leeds
March 2019 – Manchester
April 2019 – Harrogate & Hull
May 2019 – Yorkshire Spa Break
June 2019 – Manchester & Disney Land Paris
August 2019 – Leeds & Beverley