My Cruelty Free Journey: Skincare

My skin seems to really hate me. As a teenager, I wasn't very spotty, but I've suffered from cystic acne for years. I also have oily skin, particularly on my T zone, and suffer from redness and scarring. Yay! As such, it took me a long time to get a skincare regime that actually works. [...]

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Eden Perfumes: The cruelty free, vegan company doing everything right

Followers of this blog will know about my quest to swap all my cosmetics and toiletries to cruelty free alternatives. I'm also trying to opt for vegan and more natural products where possible. A couple of weeks ago, a colleague told me about this company called Eden. They provide cruelty free and vegan dupes for [...]

Sand&Sky: A miracle product from Australia

If you haven't seen Sand&Sky advertised on social media, where have you been?! Crawl out from under that rock of yours, and grab yourself a tub of this miracle face mask. Whenever I products being celebrated as a miracle product, I tend to turn my nose up. It's a big claim to make, but if [...]

My Cruelty Free Journey: Cosmetics

I've been meaning to go cruelty free for years. It's one of those things that I've always been intending to do - testing on animals is abhorrent, and so unnecessary in this day and age - but when it came to it, I never followed through. So this time, I took it seriously. I started [...]

An Empire in Runes by Jeffrey L.Kohanek

James McStravick reviews An Empire in Runes by Jeffrey L.Kohanek. A Long Forgotten Magic That Might Save the World…Or Destroy It Led by a boy named Brock, a small team of teens urgently assembles a force to confront an army of monsters, one that ravages and destroys anyone or anything in its path. In a race [...]

BLACKWING BY ED MCDONALD (Ravens’ Mark #1)

James McStravick reviews Blackwing by Ed McDonald. The republic faces annihilation, despite the vigilance of Galharrow's Blackwings. When a raven tattoo rips itself from his arm to deliver a desperate message, Galharrow and a mysterious noblewoman must investigate a long dead sorcerer's legacy. But there is a conspiracy within the citadel: traitors, flesh-eaters and the ghosts of [...]

The Handmaid’s Tale: Heart of glass

The Handmaid's Tale hit our screens in the UK on Channel 4 three weeks ago, several weeks behind the US. Please note, there will be spoilers for the first three episodes below. Proceed with caution. In Gilead, women are ranked on how useful they are to society. If they're fertile, they become a Handmaid, subjected [...]